Convicted drug dealer charged in Lorain man’s Fentanyl overdose death

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Russell Davis (Photo courtesy: Lorain police)

LORAIN, Ohio– A convicted drug dealer is facing charges for a Lorain man’s Fentanyl overdose death.

Paramedics were called to a house on Province Court on March 7. They found family members trying to revive 23-year-old Jacob Castro-White, who did not survive.

Lorain police said he had a lethal amount of Fentanyl in his system.

Detectives identified the source of the drugs as Russell “Red” Davis, of Lorain, who has past convictions for drug trafficking in 1996 and 2003. He is currently under the supervision of the Ohio Adult Parole Authority.

Russell was arrested on Wednesday on charges of involuntary manslaughter and corrupting around with drugs.

Last week, Lorain police arrested another suspected drug dealer. Christopher Linder, 52, is charged with involuntary manslaughter for 53-year-old Charles Everett’s heroin overdose.

Anyone with information about drug trafficking should contact the Lorain Police Department at 440-204-2100.

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