2 charged after man overdoses on Fentanyl-laced substance

Posted: 2:55 PM, Mar 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-19 15:55:33-04
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GALLATIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two people have been charged in connection with an overdose death in Gallatin.

Gallatin police said Brandon Flatford is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Philip Dobbler, who died in May 2018.

Flatford was arrested following a nine-month investigation.

Police said Flatford is suspected of selling Dobbler with Fentanyl-laced substance as heroin, which contributed to his death.

Flatford’s sister-in-law, Melissa Patterson, was also arrested and charged with one count of sale of Schedule I substance (heroin).