Man who supplied synthetic drugs at Blaine overdose party pleads gulity

The guilty plea to third-degree murder means Timothy LaMere will serve nearly ten years in prison. His trial was scheduled to begin next month. LaMere brought the synthetic drug 2C-E to a party where 11 people overdosed, one of them fatally.
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The guilty plea to third-degree murder means Timothy LaMere will serve nearly ten years in prison. His trial was scheduled to begin next month. LaMere brought the synthetic drug 2C-E to a party where 11 people overdosed, one of them fatally.

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