One of many males who outfitted Mac Miller with the fentanyl-laced capsules that led to his overdose has been sentenced to 10 years and 11 months in jail.
Ryan Reavis — who pleaded guilty on one felony rely of distributing fentanyl — was one among three charged within the rapper’s September 2018 lethal overdose.
According to Rolling Stone, Reavis, 39, requested a five-year sentence, claiming he was solely a middle man and had no idea that the capsules he outfitted have been laced. Prosecutors requested his sentence be 12 and a half years.
Sooner than the select handed down Reavis’ sentence on Monday, Miller’s mom, Karen Meyers, addressed the court docket docket.
“My life went darkish the second Malcolm left his world. Malcolm was my individual, greater than a son. We had a bond and kinship that was deep and particular and irreplaceable. We spoke practically every single day about the whole lot – his life, plans, music, goals”
She insisted her son, born Malcolm James McCormick, “would by no means knowingly take a capsule with fentanyl, ever. He needed to dwell and was excited in regards to the future.”
“The opening in my coronary heart will at all times be there,” she added.
Reavis was arrested in September 2019 after cops raided his home in Lake Havasu Metropolis and found a well being care supplier’s prescription pad, unspecified capsules on the market solely via prescription, drug paraphernalia and a “usable” amount of marijuana.
Reavis pleaded guilty in November 2021, whereas Stephen Walter — who was moreover charged with one felony rely of distributing fentanyl — moreover pleaded accountable, nonetheless has not however been sentenced.
Within the meantime, the case for the third man who was charged, Cameron Petit, continues to be ongoing.
Miller died at age 26 at his home in Los Angeles from an overdose of alcohol, cocaine and fentanyl.