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Gorham man pleads guilty to manslaughter in drug overdose death

Nearly a year after a Gorham man died of a drug overdose at his home, another man pleaded guilty to selling the drugs that killed him.

Ontario County District Attorney Jim Ritts said Donald Everson, also of Gorham, pleaded guilty Thursday in county court to second-degree manslaughter and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in the Oct. 30, 2018 death of Justin Meath.

Ritts said Everson will be sentenced Monday by Judge Brian Dennis to 3 to 9 years in prison.

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