PITTSBURGH, PA - A former resident of Penn Hills, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to 10 years in prison on his conviction for distributing fentanyl, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.
Senior United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Christopher Hill, age 32, formerly of Penn Hills, PA 15235.
According to information presented to the court, on or about July 21, 2016, Hill sold fentanyl to an individual who, after using the narcotic, died of an overdose.
Assistant United States Attorney Barbara K. Doolittle prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.
Acting United States Attorney Kaufman commended the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Christopher Hill.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
Western District of Pennsylvania