Two charged with homicide after Napa woman overdoses on fentanyl

(KRON) — The Napa County District Lawyer filed homicide expenses in opposition to two Santa Rosa males who allegedly offered fentanyl to a Napa teenager. Monica Flores, 17, was discovered lifeless within the bed room of her Napa dwelling by her household on Could 25, 2022.

Expenses filed in opposition to Alan Jazeel Martinez, 22, and Luis Fajardo Melgoza, 20, mark the primary time in Napa County legislation enforcement’s historical past that suspected fentanyl sellers have been charged with homicide for an overdose loss of life, in accordance with prosecutors.

Martinez and Melgoza have been additionally charged with promoting a managed substance to a minor; transportation on the market a managed substance; possession on the market of a managed substance; conspiracy to commit against the law; and baby abuse prone to trigger nice bodily damage or loss of life.

Additional, the District Lawyer opted to cost the defendants with the next aggravating
elements: violence, cruelty, viciousness, or callousness; weak sufferer; inducing others to take part in against the law; inducing a minor to take part in against the law.

On Could 10, 2022, and once more on Could 16, 2022, Martinez and Melgoza offered the sufferer fentanyl-laced drugs that killed her, in accordance with prosecutors.

Martinez and Melgoza are being held on the Napa jail with out bail. They are going to be arraigned in Napa County Superior Courtroom on Wednesday afternoon.

A 3rd defendant on this case, 23-year-old Erika Garcia Chavez, was charged with conspiracy
to commit against the law, and possessing medicine on the market.

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