Two plead guilty to distributing opioids that caused deadly overdoses

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –Two people in separate cases both pleaded guilty Monday to distributing opioids that resulted in deadly overdoses.

In Lexington, officials say 23-year-old Daikun Miller pleaded guilty to distributing fetanyl that ended in an overdose death. Miller admitted in August 2018, that he distributed the drug.

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In a separate case in Frankfort, 31-year-old Kari Yount, pleaded guilty to distributing
heroin that also resulted in an overdose death. Federal officials say Yount admitted that she distributed heroin to a person.

Both Miller and Yount face a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in federal prison,
and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

Sentencing for Miller will occur in Lexington, on July 8, 2019; sentencing for Yount will occur in Frankfort, on July 24, 2019.