BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A man from Canada and a man from the United Kingdom have been indicted in Georgia on charges that they sent fentanyl to two U.S. Navy petty officers who died from overdoses in October 2017. Fifty-nine-year-old Thomas Michael Federuik of Vancouver, British Columbia, and 44-year-old Paul Anthony Nicholls of Surrey, England, face drug and money laundering charges. Because prosecutors allege deaths resulted from the charges, the men could face a minimum of 20 years in prison if convicted of the drug charges. The two overdose victims lived in Kingsland, near Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in the southeast corner of Georgia.
BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION
KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.
Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here
If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.