Middletown man sentenced to 12 years for sale of deadly narcotics

MIDDLETOWN — A 36-year-old city man sentenced Tuesday will serve 12 years in prison following the drug overdose death of a 21-year-old female, according to court officials.

Angel Gonzalez of Middletown pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, felony narcotics charges, and risk of injury related to the sale of fentanyl that resulted in the overdose death, Middlesex State’s Attorney Michael A. Gailor said in a release.

The investigation, conducted by the Investigative Services Division of the Middletown Police Department, showed that Gonzalez, who knew the victim well, sold her fentanyl April 29, 2019, according to court documents and evidence heard in Superior Court at Middletown.

“Mr. Gonzalez did so, even though the victim’s boyfriend implored him not to do so because of

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