Overdose death leads to multiple arrests

PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – An overdose investigation leads to the arrest of three people.

On June 1st, 2022, first responders were called to a home near Grantsboro for an unresponsive woman. Megan Gaylord, 33, was taken to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The autopsy determined Gaylord died as a result of fentanyl overdose.

The investigation led to the arrest of three people related to the death of Gaylord.

Matthew Dunham, 39, Mitchell Sadler, 58, and Christina Sadler, 42, all of Grantsboro, were arrested and charged with 1 count each of Involuntary Manslaughter on December 8th.

They were placed into the Pamlico County Detention Center under $150,000 secured bonds.

All three suspects appeared in Pamlico County District Court for their first appearances December 9th.

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