A Texas teenager and her boyfriend were found dead in her bedroom on the day her mother was going to take her rehab after she allegedly struggled with addiction for years.
Irene Sunderland, 18, and her boyfriend Grant Blodgett, 17, both of Woodlands, overdosed inside Sunderland’s home on May 5.
Phone records from their cellphones lead to the arrest of Abdulbaaith Abiodun Adewale, 19, who has been charged with two counts of manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury. His bond has been set at $150,000.
Both Sunderland and Blodgett had been struggling with addiction for years and Sutherland’s mother Mandy was planning on taking her to rehab on the day she died, according to an arrest warrant.
Her mother found the pair in the teenager’s bedroom surrounded by drugs. The drugs had been laced with fentanyl.
Toxicology reports confirmed the teen’s death were from overdoses, the Sheriff’s Office reported. They were only weeks away from graduation.
Under Texas law, if someone experience serious injury or death, the person who manufactured or delivered the drug can be charged.
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SOURCE: Daily Mail, Alyssa Guzman