A Rock Hill woman faces felony narcotics charges after she allegedly distributed a powerful narcotic to a man who died from an apparent overdose, police said.
Elizabeth Blair Perdue, 31, was charged late Wednesday by agents with the York County Mutijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit.
She was charged with distribution of the powerful narcotic fentanyl after the man died in October, according to police reports and jail records. Perdue was charged after police received a toxicology report and other evidence, police said.
The distribution of the fentanyl “contributed” to the victim overdosing and his death, a police report states. Perdue remains in the York County jail under a $10,000 bond.
Fentanyl is an opioid, stronger than heroin, police and prosecutors have said in other York County cases.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.