- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 7, 2015

RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a Randolph woman has been charged in connection with the fentanyl overdose death of a man found unconscious in a bathroom convenience store in March.

Twenty-four-year-old Tara Bent was arrested Tuesday and charged with dispensing a stimulant, depressant or narcotic with death resulting.

Police say 30-year-old Donald Farnham died of a drug overdose in the bathroom of the Randolph Cumberland Farms on March 23.

Police say evidence collected at the scene determined that the drug was fentanyl, an opioid that can be up to 50 times more powerful than heroin.

Bent was being held on $25,000 bail. It was not immediately known if she was being represented by an attorney.



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