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Man Who Provided Heroin in Teen's OD Death Faces Sentencing



    Man Who Provided Heroin in Teen's OD Death Faces Sentencing
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    MIAMI - FEBRUARY 02: A judges gavel rests on top of a desk in the courtroom of the newly opened Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum February 3, 2009 in Miami, Florida. The museum is located in the only known structure in the nation that was designed, devoted to and operated as a separate station house and municipal court for African-Americans. In September 1944, the first black patrolmen were sworn in as emergency policemen to enforce the law in what was then called the "Central Negro District." The precinct building opened in May 1950 to provide a station house for the black policemen and a courtroom for black judges in which to adjudicate black defendants. The building operated from 1950 until its closing in 1963. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for providing the heroin that led to a 16-year-old girl's fatal overdose is scheduled to find out how much time he'll spend behind bars.

    WWLP-TV reports that 24-year-old Seth Lombard-Hawthorne, of Westfield, faces sentencing Thursday in Hampden Superior Court.

    He pleaded guilty in January to charges related to the February 2016 overdose death of 16-year-old Lillian Anderson, a junior at Westfield High School.

    The two met while working at the same fast-food restaurant.

    Prosecutors have asked for a sentence of up to five years in prison for Lombard-Hawthorne. His defense attorney is asking for a more lenient sentence of two years in the county jail.

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