Nearly 3 years after Mac Miller died of an accidental drug overdose, a trial date has now been set for 3 men in connection to his death.
Miller was found dead at his home in California, on September 7th, 2018. According to the toxicology report released by the Los Angeles County Coroner‘s office, the rapper died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol.
In 2019, three men – Cameron James Pettit, Andrew Walter and Ryan Michael Reavis were charged with selling a mixture of substances including cocaine, oxycodone, and Xanax. The pills were allegedly counterfeit and laced with fentanyl.
Walter allegedly sourced then supplied the pills to Pettit, while Reavis was allegedly employed as a ‘runner’.
Reavis is reportedly also facing a number of other charges some including possession of drug paraphernalia, weapons misconduct, and manufacture of a prohibited weapon. His lawyer has requested his trial be separate to the others accused, but this has been denied.
According to documents from the Department of Justice, obtained by Digital Music News, the defendants also “allegedly continued to sell narcotics after Mr McCormicks death with full knowledge of the risk of their products”.
All three men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The trial is set to begin on November 16 2021.
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