On Friday, April 29th, in the Marinette County Circuit Court, Judge James Morrison sentenced Tyler Bancroft to six years in prison, followed by 15-years extended supervision for first degree reckless homicide/deliver drugs. The offense happened on Aug. 9, 2019, and Bancroft entered a no contest plea on December 22, 2021. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to 926 Parnell Street where a male was in a bathroom and showing no signs of life. The man is identified in the complaint by his initials. T.S. After investigating the matter, Marinette police detectives and a medical examiner from Fond du Lac County determined that the pills taken by the victim were laced with fentanyl, an extremely dangerous synthetic opioid that can be deadly when taken in high doses or combined with other drugs.
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