Manvel teen gets 12.5 years for providing lethal synthetic drugs
FARGO -- A federal judge Monday sentenced Wesley Sweeney, 18, to 12½ years in prison for his confessed role in providing synthetic hallucinogens that led to the death of Christian Bjerk, also 18, and the hospitalization of a 15-year-old boy in Grand Forks in June.
One of 11 charged in a Grand Forks synthetic drug conspiracy, Sweeney is the first to be sentenced for causing death and bodily injury.
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