Two plead guilty to distributing opioids that caused deadly overdoses

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.

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.

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