Two North Carolina men charged in June overdose death

Suffolk police investigate
Posted at 9:28 PM, Dec 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-25 21:28:51-05

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — Police in North Carolina have arrested two men in connection with a drug-related death which occurred in June.

News outlets report Roanoke Rapids police said 22-year-old Kateo Wardell Harris Jr. and 22-year-old Nyati Garner surrendered to authorities on Wednesday.

Police filed multiple charges against Harris, including second-degree murder.

According to police, Harris was on probation at the time he turned himself in.

Garner was charged with felony conspiracy. Both men face drug-related charges.

Investigators say 25-year-old Rakueem Edmonds died on June 26 at a Roanoke Rapids motel from what was described as drug-related complications. It's not known if they have attorneys.