Manslaughter Charges In Overdose Death - MCLEAN & LONG

Source: Norfolk OPP
Date: Wed Jul 15 04:08:21 MST 2020

(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) - On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Major Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) have charged two persons as a result of a fentanyl overdose, which claimed a life in Simcoe.

On Monday, May 4, 2020, police were called to a residence on Norfolk Street South in Simcoe where Lorraine Denise DAWLEY, 55-years-old, was found unresponsive and later died at the scene. The investigation has revealed that the victim died as a result of a fentanyl overdose.

Jeffery Steven MCLEAN, 45-years-old, from Norfolk County has been charged with the following offences:
Manslaughter contrary to section 236(b) of the Criminal Code (CC); and with
Criminal Negligence Causing Death contrary to section 220(b) of the CC.

Michael Anthony LONG, 53-years-old, from Norfolk County has been charged with the following offences:
Manslaughter contrary to section 236(b) of the CC; and with
Criminal Negligence Causing Death contrary to section 220(b) of the CC.

Both accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Simcoe on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.



The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have investigated 18 occurrences where charges have been laid for Manslaughter and/or Criminal Negligence Causing Death in relation to fatal overdoses since 2016. Of these occurrences, five (5) were this year.



"Everyday people are dying of opioid overdoses. Dealers are knowingly distributing these drugs in our communities. As a law enforcement organization, the OPP's role in this crisis is to investigate opioid-related incidences with an acute focus on the apprehension of those who produce, import and traffic these illegal drugs. If you are dealing, you could be dealing the dose that leads to death, and you will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law. " - Detective Inspector Pete LIPTROTT of the Criminal Investigative Branch of the Ontario Provincial Police.



Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.




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