August 1, 2017

Wayne woman sentenced to 19 years for drug-related death

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Brittany Banscher, 23, a resident of Hawley, was sentenced in federal court to 19 years in prison for drug distribution resulting in death.

Banscher pleaded guilty in December 2016, to distribution and possession with intent to distribute heroin to a 21-year-old woman, who overdosed and died on September 4, 2015.

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