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Woman charged for supplying drugs that led to fatal overdose

Averi Simone Brawley, 23, is being held under a bond of $150,000.
Averi Simone Brawley, 23, is being held under a bond of $150,000.(Rowan Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Mar. 6, 2021 at 9:41 AM EST
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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Deputies in Rowan County have charged a woman for supplying the drugs that led to a fatal overdose.

Averi Simone Brawley was arrested on Friday, charged with death by distribution. Simone was arrested by deputies in the 100 block of N. Central Avenue in Landis.

The arrest is tied to a fatal overdose that was reported on January 12 in the 2500 block of Saw Road. In that case, deputies say Cory Harrington, 27, was found dead in his bedroom by his father.

According to the warrant for the arrest of Brawley, she “did distribute, sell, and/or deliver Fentanyl to Cory Wayne Harrington which he ingested and which caused his death.”

Bond for Brawley was set at $150,000.

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