Man arrested after East Meadow teen ODs on oxydodone

Police believe Bruno Mendez sold 19-year-old Sara Bernardo the drugs that lead to her overdose.

Police believe Bruno Mendez sold 19-year-old Sara Bernardo the drugs that lead to her overdose. (2/13/17)

EAST MEADOW - A community in East Meadow is grieving the loss of a teen after a drug overdose.

Sara Bernardo, 19, was found dead Saturday morning in her home on Barbara Drive.

Neighbors tell News 12 she died after overdosing on oxycodone pills.

Police believe Bruno Mendez sold Bernardo the drugs.  Officers apparently used the teen's cellphone to contact him, and he was arrested.

According to police, Mendez had two oxycodone pills on him when he was taken in to custody.

Mendez is being held on $60,000 bail. 

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