GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) _ The ex-roommate of a North Dakota man
accused of making synthetic drugs that killed two people has been
sentenced to prison for his role in the crime.
24-year-old William Fox, of Grand Forks, has been sentenced to four
year in prison for distributing the synthetic hallucinogens
allegedly made by his roommate, Andrew Spofford. Fox faced up to 30
years in prison.
Several other people facing charges in the case are set to be
sentenced next week.
Police say 18-year-old Christian Bjerk, of Grand Forks, and
17-year-old Elijah Stai, of Park Rapids, Minn., died of apparent
drug overdoses from the hallucinogens. Authorities say at least
five others were hospitalized with overdoses.