Disturbing note found after fatal overdose leads cops to dealer

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Note Found in Dead Man's Room Leads to the Arrest of Accused Heroin DealerA disturbing note found in the home of a fatal heroin overdose victim has lead to a huge repercussion for the man who sold him the drug, WKBW reports.

After the death of the victim, authorities say the discovered a hand written note, claiming the victim bought the heroin from a man named "Cash." The note included a telephone number which helped police track the man down.

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Police discovered the dealer to be 24-year-old James Davidson.

Detectives setup a sting in which five undercover cops purchased heroin and fentanyl from Davidson. At the time of his arrest, Davidson had more than 50 bags of heroin in his possession.

Davidson was sentenced to seven years in prison for criminal sale as well aspossession of a controlled substance.

A similar incident happened last year in Grand Rapids. After the overdose death of a mother of four, police arrested the dealer who sold her the drugs in an undercover sting operation.

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