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Man charged with dealing deadly fentanyl

Posted at 8:15 AM, Nov 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 08:15:03-05

A Buffalo man has been charged with distributing a deadly batch of fentanyl.

Authorities say 38-year-old Carlique DeBerry gave the fentanyl to a victim in February. The victim overdosed on the drug and died.

DeBerry is charged with distribution of fentanyl causing death and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.

The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 20 years in prison, a maximum of life and a $1,000,000 fine.