Mass. woman gets 10 years in N.H. overdose death

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DOVER, N.H. — A Massachusetts woman convicted of providing methadone to a New Hampshire woman who died of a drug overdose has been sentenced to at least 10 year in prison.

A Strafford County Superior Court jury found 22-year-old Sabreena Morgan of Haverhill, Mass., guilty in April in the death of Angela Campbell of Rochester, N.H.

Morgan provided the methadone that led to Campbell’s death in June 2010. Prosecutors had asked for 15 years to life in prison, as allowed under state law. Morgan’s lawyer argued the sentence was too harsh and asked for a maximum of five to 20 years.

Foster’s Daily Democrat reported that Morgan tearfully addressed the court herself and offered condolences and an apology to Campbell’s family as well as her own.

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