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Man to serve life in prison for selling heroin that killed man

Thursday, March 29, 2018

by Kalamazoo News

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A Kalamazoo man will spend the rest of his life in prison for selling heroin that led to a Portage man's death.

Steven Craig Whyte, 29, was convicted Wednesday, March 28, by a federal jury of five crimes, including distribution of heroin resulting in death, conspiring to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

Whyte had been convicted previously drug distribution and faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison.