Ryan Michael Reavis, 39, had pleaded responsible to a single rely of distribution of fentanyl.
LOS ANGELES — A person who admitted supplying the vendor who bought Mac Miller the medicine that killed the rapper has been sentenced to greater than 10 years in jail.
Ryan Michael Reavis, 39, pleaded responsible final 12 months to a single rely of distribution of fentanyl.
Reavis knowingly equipped counterfeit oxycodone drugs containing fentanyl to co-defendant Cameron James Pettit, 30, of Los Angeles, in accordance with a plea settlement. Pettit bought the drugs and different medicine to Miller, who two days later suffered a deadly overdose, in accordance with prosecutors.
One other co-defendant, Stephen Andrew Walter, 48, of Los Angeles, additionally agreed to plead responsible to 1 rely of distribution of fentanyl. Prosecutors mentioned Reavis equipped the drugs to Pettit on the route of Walter.
Reavis acquired a 131-month sentence on Monday, in accordance with Ciaran McEvoy, a spokesman for the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace in Los Angeles.
Walter is scheduled to be sentenced Might 16, McEvoy mentioned.
The case in opposition to Pettit is pending.
Miller’s assistant discovered the rapper unresponsive in his Los Angeles residence on Sept. 7, 2018, and he was declared useless quickly after. He was 26 years previous.
Miller was a Pittsburgh native whose actual identify was Malcolm James Myers McCormick. “Circles,” his sixth and remaining studio album, was launched posthumously in 2020.
His rhymes ranged from get together raps to lyrics about despair and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Likelihood the Rapper.
Whereas Miller did not have a success on Prime 40 radio, he had a robust following on streaming networks and even had an album debut at No. 1 on the highest 200 albums chart. He typically alluded to his battles with dependancy through the years and had collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne and Ty Dolla $ign.