CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the evidence was sufficient to sustain conviction of distribution of drugs resulting in death?
Defendant was convicted of distribution of drugs resulting in the death of a customer. Defendant appealed. On appeal, defendant argued that the evidence was insufficient to support the conviction. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the evidence was sufficient to prove that the defendant distributed the fentanyl that caused the death. Affirmed.
United States v. Ross, 19-3524, Wollman, J. Appealed from the United States District Court, Southern District of Iowa.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.