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Pittsburgh Police Arrest Suspect in 2021 Overdose Deaths on the South Side

Date: August 3, 2022
Incident Type: Arrest

On August 3, 2022, Pittsburgh Police Narcotics and Vice detectives arrested James Hamlett, 43, of Bloomfield in connection with a July 31, 2021 incident that resulted in the overdose deaths of three individuals.

Two male victims and one female victim were found deceased inside a residence in the 100 block of S.18th Street.

Hamlett faces multiple felony charges including: drug delivery resulting in death and aggravated assault, as well as recklessly endangering another person and prohibited acts.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz