Man Pleads Guilty for Drug Overdose Death of Girlfriend

police lineAn Evington man has pleaded guilty for his part in the drug overdose death of his girlfriend. 27 year old, Steven Vance Richardson, was originally charged with felony murder and distribution of a schedule II controlled substance; in the death of 26 year old, Amanda Dawn Watkins, who died in November of last year of fentany toxicity. In a plea agreement last week, Richardson pleaded guilty to the amended charges of involuntary manslaughter and distribution of a schedule II controlled substance with accommodation; each charge carries with it a potential maximum sentence of 10 years…a sentencing date has not yet been set.