By CBS3 Staff

ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — Atlantic County prosecutors have charged a New Jersey man in connection with the deaths of two men from the United Kingdom who overdosed in a casino hotel room last year. Prosecutors have charged Tyrell Gist with strict liability homicide.

They say Gist distributed narcotics that led to the death of the two men.

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The United Kingdom men were found dead on March 8, 2020, inside a Bally’s Casino hotel room.

Authorities identified Gist as a suspect through surveillance video.