Police say Manchester man gave deadly dose of fentanyl to Weare resident
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WEARE — A Manchester man has been arrested and charged with giving a deadly dose of fentanyl to another man.
Stephen Benoit, 29, of Manchester, is accused of dispensing the fentanyl to Christopher Gagne, of Weare, who then ingested it at his home and later died.
Benoit was arrested Wednesday and arraigned Thursday at Goffstown district court on a single complaint that he gave the drug to Gagne on Nov. 5. Weare police have been investigating since his death.
Benoit’s bail was set at $50,000 cash.
He has a probable cause hearing scheduled for Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m. Goffstown district court.