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Mac Miller's Drug Supplier Has Been Sentenced To More Than 17 Years In Jail

Mac Miller's Drug Supplier Has Been Sentenced To More Than 17 Years In Jail

Stephen Walter told the judge he was 'truly remorseful' for causing 'a lot of pain'.

One of Mac Miller's drug dealers has been sentenced to more than 17 years in jail for supplying the substance that eventually killed the rapper.

Stephen Walter pleaded guilty last year to a federal count of distribution of fentanyl.

The 49-year-old was staring down the barrel of a mandatory penalty of 20 years behind bars.

However, ABC7 reports the US Attorney's Office revealed that Walter entered a plea agreement with prosecutors to have a lesser sentence.

Miller had an accidental and fatal overdose back in 2018 after taking pills that were laced with fentanyl, an incredibly strong and dangerous opioid that's also a schedule two narcotic controlled substance.

He was only 26 years old at the time of his death and a coroner found the rapper had fentanyl, cocaine, and alcohol in his system. 

Walter supplied the fentanyl-laced pills to Ryan Michael Reavis, who then allegedly passed them onto Cameron Pettit.

Reavis was accused of doing this at Walter's discretion and he admitted that he knew the pills contained the dangerous opioid.

Authorities have alleged Pettit then supplied the pills to Miller in early September 2018.

Reavis was sentenced in April to nearly 11 years behind bars for his role in the drug supply. The case against Cameron Pettit, 30, is still pending.

During Walter's sentencing, he said: “My actions caused a lot of pain, and for that I’m truly remorseful.

"I’m not that type of person who wants to hurt anybody. That’s not me. But on the paperwork where it says that I continued to conduct in that kind of behaviour after I knew that there was death, that’s not the truth, your honour."

Walter was accused of continuing to sell the fentanyl-laced pills that killed Miller to other users even after the rapper's death.

In a 12-page grand jury indictment, Reavis sent a text message highlighting his concern about the pills they were supplying and whether they would get caught by undercover cops.

But Walter told the judge that he had no idea that the pills he distributed to Reavis would go from Pettit to Mac Miller.

“I’m still taking responsibility for everything that happened, but he never told me it was for another person,” Walter said.

“He was experienced is using those pills. I thought it was for him — for personal use. And then he delivered them to McCormick with cocaine and Xanax, or whatever.

"I was not willing to do that and had no intent to do anything else other than [sell to] Cameron Pettit. And then two days later, when there was an overdose, Cameron never called me and told me about it, that he had anything to do with him.

"So I had no idea that somebody had passed. If I would have known, I would not have continued that type of behaviour.”

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Topics: Celebrity