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If You Provide Drugs to a Person Who Dies, You Face Homicide Charges

Under Pennsylvania law, “Drug Delivery Resulting in Death” (DDRD) is considered a homicide, carrying a potential prison sentence of 40 years — and higher if the victim is under 13. While the statute was aimed at drug dealers, anyone who provides another person with drugs — whether or not for profit — can be charged… Read More »