Following a Hudson Valley man's overdose death, a local drug dealer confessed to selling him the "lethal" drugs.

On Wednesday, Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced a guilty plea following a fatal overdose.

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In Orange County Court, 36-year-old Timothy Lempicki of Washingtonville pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the Second Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree.

Lempicki pleaded guilty in connection with the death of a man who was found dead in the Town of New Windsor, on July 17, 2022.

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The unnamed man died from a fatal overdose of the powerful narcotic fentanyl, according to the Orange County DA's Office.

“The lethal nature of fentanyl has been well documented and well-publicized, and this defendant knew the danger he was placing the victim in when he sold these drugs,” Hoovler stated.

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Lempicki confessed he sold drugs to the man who overdosed in the Village of Washingtonville.

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"Lempicki also admitted that at the time sold the drug, he knew, and consciously disregarded, a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the drug might have a lethal effect on the person he sold it to," the Orange County DA's office stated.



Lempicki is expected to be sentenced to 2 - 6 years in prison when sentenced in late June.

“Drug dealers must be held accountable for the death and damage that they cause," Hoovler added.

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