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Union, Missouri Man Sentenced on a Non-Fatal Heroin Overdose Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri

St Louis, MO – Rickey Dee McGregory, 37, Union, Missouri, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for distributing heroin to another person causing a non-fatal overdose. 

According to court documents, on February 9, 2016, members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department were investigating a non-heroin overdose.  The victim of the overdose told a deputy that she obtained the heroin from Rickey Dee McGregory.  Investigators went to McGregory’s residence where they found items consistent with the distribution of heroin.  He admitted that he gave the victim the heroin which caused her overdose.

McGregory pled guilty in October to one felony count of distributing heroin and appeared today for sentencing before United States District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig.

This case was investigated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.

Updated March 2, 2018

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