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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin and a Fentanyl Analogue

PITTSBURGH – Daroy Murphy was sentenced to one year and three months in federal prison for conspiring to distribute heroin and para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl in 2018, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Murphy, 27, was sentenced by United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon. Judge Bissoon also sentenced Murphy to serve six years of supervised release following his prison sentence. Murphy was on parole from a prior conviction for conspiring to distribute heroin in 2016 when he conspired to distribute heroin and para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl in 2018.

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

The Jefferson Hills Police Department, the Pleasant Hills Police Department, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Team, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives conducted the investigation leading to the conviction and sentence in this case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated March 19, 2019