Texts tie alleged dealer to fatal OD of pregnant Las Vegas woman
A man who police said provided a pregnant woman with the drugs that caused her overdose was arrested and booked on a second-degree murder charge.
Updated August 12, 2022 - 9:48 am
A man who police said provided a pregnant woman with the drugs that caused her to overdose was arrested on a warrant Wednesday and booked on a second-degree murder charge.
Allan Moore, 56, additionally faces two counts of drug trafficking. Police said he was the only person in the woman’s phone who was texting about “roxy,” a street name for oxycodone.
The woman was six weeks pregnant when she died early on Dec. 9, 2021.
Her mother told police that the woman collapsed on the stairs and was turning blue before she was rushed to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena campus, according to the arrest warrant from the Metropolitan Police Department.
The Clark County coroner’s office identified the woman as Jeanette Fitzsimmons, 31, of Las Vegas. She died from drug toxicity of fentanyl and cocaine.
Police found a white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine and a straw in Fitzsimmons’ bedroom and texts between her and Moore between August and Dec. 8.
Her toxicology report showed she died with 19 nanograms of fentanyl in her, according to the warrant.
Moore denied knowing the woman or ever texting with her but told police he purchased pills from a supplier in California and sold them in Las Vegas.
Texts showed that on Dec. 5 the woman ordered $200 worth of cocaine from a number registered to Moore, according to the arrest warrant.
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