AUSTIN, Texas - A Cedar Park man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for distribution of fentanyl causing death.
According to court documents, Jean Claude Meama-Kajue, 29, sold counterfeit Oxycodone containing fentanyl to a victim in December 2020, coordinating the transaction over a social media app.
EMS personnel found the victim unresponsive in his vehicle on Dec. 13, 2020. An autopsy revealed the cause of death to be fentanyl toxicity.
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Investigators discovered records from a mobile banking app established a pattern of cash transactions between the two men, including a transaction the morning of the victim’s death.
As part of the investigation, an undercover officer made four separate Oxycodone controlled-buys from Meama-Kajue between February and April 2021. Laboratory analysis determined the tablets purchased in the investigation contained fentanyl.