A second California man was sentenced Monday to more than 17 years behind bars for his role in supplying the fentanyl-laced pills that led to rapper Mac Miller’s fatal overdose four years ago.
Stephen Walter was sentenced to 210 months in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Walter, 49,to providing counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl to rapper Mac Miller prior to his overdose death at his Studio City home
On Sept. 7, 2018, the 26-year-old Mac Miller, whose real name is Malcolm James McCormick, was found dead in his home in the 11600 block of West Valley Crest Drive in Studio City. Miller died of an accidental overdose caused by a mix of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol, according to the toxicology report from the L.A. County coroner’s office.
Walter was one of three people charged in the death of the rapper, who died from an overdose on Sept. 7, 2018.