OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — An Ocean County man is now facing liability charges after the county prosecutor says the heroin and fentanyl he gave to a man caused his fatal overdose. Dandre Tubbs, 33, is now charged with strict liability drug induced death for the incident.
Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said on August 16, officers with Manchester Township responded to a home after reports of an unresponsive man. The man, 35, was already dead from an apparent drug overdose.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect After 6-Year-Old Found Safe In Checkers Parking Lot
Investigators said Tubbs supplied the man with the drugs the day before, and he was charged on Aug. 19 with multiple counts of possessing and distributing heroin.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw Claims She's Not Resigning, Despite Rumors Saying She Might Become New York City's Top Cop
Earlier this week, the Ocean County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the heroin and fentanyl in the man’s system caused his death.MORE NEWS: Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Sounds Off On District Attorney Larry Krasner In Inquirer Op-Ed
Tubbs has been in the Ocean County Jail since his August arrest.