DA: North Amityville man indicted for selling fentanyl mixture ending in fatal overdose

The Suffolk DA says Omar Aitcheson said the substance was cocaine but was revealed to be a deadly cocktail of fentanyl and tramadol.

News 12 Staff

Nov 7, 2023, 11:14 AM

Updated 170 days ago

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A North Amityville man is accused of selling a fentanyl mixture that resulted in three overdoses – one deadly.
The Suffolk district attorney says Omar Aitcheson said the substance was cocaine, but was revealed to be a deadly cocktail of fentanyl and tramadol.
The drug was sold to three Copiague men, who all experienced an overdose.
One of the men, a 32-year-old, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Aitcheson has been arraigned on multiple drug charges.
If convicted on the top count, he faces up to nine years in prison.  


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