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Indiana man charged with dealing fentanyl in deadly overdose

Nathan May was found dead in a car in the 4100 block of Kildeer Drive in July 2020.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Marion County prosecutor charged Hunter McSwain in a deadly overdose from July 2020.

McSwain is accused of dealing fentanyl, a controlled substance, resulting in death.

Nathan May was found dead in a car in the 4100 block of Kildeer Drive in 2020.

(NOTE: The above video is from a previous report on an increase in fentanyl deaths in Indiana.)

IMPD identified McSwain as a suspect. Members of the DEA Indianapolis District Office began to extract information from May's cellphone, McSwain's cellphone and a witness's phone. The DEA claims it found McSwain had texted with others about his role in May's death.

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Hunter McSwain

"Fentanyl is ravaging our community. It is not only important that we provide resources and support to those affected by substance use issues but that we hold individuals accountable for dealing this deadly drug," Prosecutor Ryan Mears said.

This is the second such case filed by the prosecutor's office in recent days. On June 24, an unrelated dealing a controlled substance resulting in death against LaDonte Cissell for his alleged role in the death of Brandon Johnson. 

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