A Greenwich man who was in connection with the overdose case has reportedly agreed to serve eight years in prison, suspended after two years, and three years of probation in a plea deal with state prosecutors.
According to a report in the Greenwich Time, George C. Ramirez, 21, in April pleaded guilty one count of conspiracy to possess narcotics with intent to sell under the "Alfred Doctrine," under which a defendant does not admit guilt, but agrees there is enough evidence for a conviction. He is reportedly already incarcerated for violating probation and is scheduled for formal sentencing on June 5.
Meanwhile William Nelson, 19, of Greenwich, who was , has pleaded not guilty and awaits trial, according to the report.
In addition police reportedly hold a non-extraditable warrant for Christopher Lundell in connection with the investigation.
As reported on Greenwich Patch, Harris was , 2011. He was transported to Stamford Hospital, where he later died. Police said “intoxicants” likely played a role in his death.
"Preliminary investigation reveals that although Mr. Harris had some underlying medical issues it is likely that intoxicants were a contributing factor in his death," police said in a news release issued on Jan. 10, 2011.