Man pleads guilty to distributing a drug resulting in Portsmouth death
CONCORD (AP) — A Newmarket man has pleaded guilty to distributing a drug resulting in death.
Prosecutor say 31-year-old Benjamin Rogers worked at a restaurant in Portsmouth and gave drugs to co-worker Cassie Clermont in 2014. She was found dead the next day, with fentanyl and drug paraphernalia near her body.
The New Hampshire Medical Examiner found the 30-year-old Clermont died of acute fentanyl intoxication.
Rogers is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 19.