HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A 29-year-old Harrisburg man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for distributing heroin that resulted in the death of a person.
According to the US Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Erik Palmer supplied the heroin on January 13 to a person whose body was found a day later.
An autopsy revealed the person died of acute morphine toxicity.
Palmer continued selling heroin in March and April, Thursday’s press release said.
If convicted, Palmer faces a mandatory minimum of 20 years in prison.