COLUMBIA COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A man pleaded guilty to causing two drug-related deaths in the Capital Region.
In 2016, Jacob Ebel sold heroin and fentanyl to two people in Columbia County. Fentanyl is a very potent opioid that can cause death if taken in high doses.
The two people he sold the drugs to died soon after taking them.
Ebel agreed to an 18-year prison sentence.