2 North Carolina men charged in June overdose death

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Roanoke Rapids Police Department

Roanoke Rapids Police Department

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested two men in connection with a drug-related death which occurred in June.

News outlets report Roanoke Rapids police said 22-year-old Kateo Wardell Harris Jr. and 22-year-old Nyati Garner surrendered to authorities on Wednesday.

Police filed multiple charges against Harris, including second-degree murder.

According to police, Harris was on probation at the time he turned himself in.

Garner was charged with felony conspiracy.

Both men face drug-related charges.

Investigators say 25-year-old Rakueem Edmonds died on June 26 at a Roanoke Rapids motel from what was described as drug-related complications.

It’s not known if they have attorneys.

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