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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Drugs that Caused a Death

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PA – Larry Malloy was sentenced to 10 years (120 months) in federal prison for distributing Schedule I and Schedule II controlled substances, including heroin and fentanyl, that led to the death of T.C. in April 2016, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Malloy, age 26 of Pittsburgh, was sentenced by United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak. Judge Hornak also ordered Malloy to serve three years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Malloy previously pled guilty and accepted responsibility for causing the fatal overdose death of T.C. in April 2016 and acknowledged being responsible for the distribution of at least 100 grams of heroin and at least four grams of fentanyl. As part of the sentence, Judge Hornak directed Malloy to pay $7,917.00 in restitution to T.C.’s family.

Assistant United States Attorney Craig W. Haller prosecuted this case on behalf of the United States.

The Allegheny County Police Department, the Verona Police Department, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, and the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted the investigation leading to the conviction and sentence in this case.

Updated June 11, 2019

Drug Trafficking