Tucson Woman Sentenced To Prison For Causing Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

Evo A. DeConcini Federal Courthouse
Evo A. DeConcini Federal Courthouse [Photo by GSA]

TUCSON – A Tucson woman, Jocelyn Lopez-Sanchez, was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to distribution of fentanyl resulting in death and importation of fentanyl resulting in death.

Lopez-Sanchez, age 23, was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of 12 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.

According to the Department of Justice, on November 1, 2018, Lopez-Sanchez provided several blue “M-30” pills to individuals at a party in Tucson, one of whom died. Evidence showed that Lopez-Sanchez brought the pills into the United States from Mexico the day before the party in Tucson.

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