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Apr 21, 2016 5:11 PM

After inmate dies of fentanyl overdose, NH rep calls for investigation into Manchester jail


MANCHESTER — A N.H. state representative is calling for an investigation into the Valley Street Jail after the death of Jeffrey Pendleton.

The state's medical examiners said that Pendleton died from a fentanyl overdose.

State Rep. Frank Edelblut says he wants to find out how the illicit drugs got into the jail.

Pendleton was being held for possession of marijuana.


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