Man pleads guilty in drug overdose death case

Kevin Caraballo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A man charged in a fatal drug overdose last year has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months in state prison.

Kevin Caraballo pleaded guilty in court Monday to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia

Police said Caraballo gave a woman oxycodone pills at a party last June in Steelton.

The victim took several of the pills with alcohol and was found dead the morning after a party. An autopsy determined she died due to a significant amount of alcohol in her system and the Oxycodone.

In court, Senior Deputy District Attorney Jack Canavan said the state was forced to withdraw a charge of drug delivery resulting in death because state law requires the drug provided be the sole cause of death rather than a contributing factor.

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