Parents of woman who died of fentanyl overdose offer reward to identify dealer

Parents of woman who died of fentanyl overdose offer reward to identify dealer

An Iowa household who misplaced their daughter to a fentanyl overdose is providing a big money reward to anybody who can determine the drug supplier that offered her the medication.

“We can not carry Ciara again. The epidemic in Iowa is uncontrolled,” Robert Gilliam, whose 22-year-old daughter Caira Gilliam died of a drug overdose final month, advised FOX Tv Stations. “If we are able to get one drug supplier off the road, it’s our hope that we are able to save one life.”

The household is now providing a reward of as much as $50,000 to the one that can present the title, handle, and telephone variety of the supplier who was liable for promoting Ciara the medication, no questions requested. They are saying any data given to the household can be offered to the Des Moines Police Division.

Gilliam stated that his daughter’s boyfriend turned involved on August 23 that he couldn’t get in contact with Ciara, prompting her mom and stepfather to carry out a wellness test. They tried their daughter’s employer, who stated she had the break day.

At Ciara’s home, the mother and father found their daughter’s automobile within the driveway.

“They knocked on the door and knocked on the home windows. Nobody answered,” Gilliam stated. “Ciara’s bed room window was unlocked and [her] stepfather climbed by the window and located Ciara deceased on her bed room flooring.”

An investigation revealed that Ciara had died of an unintended overdose of fentanyl.

Ciara’s father Robert Gilliam stated the household are hoping to avoid wasting a life by getting a drug supplier off the streets.Fox Information Channel

The dying comes amid a fentanyl epidemic within the U.S., with 107,000 People having died of drug overdoses final 12 months, roughly 80,000 of whom died from overdosing on fentanyl. That quantity represented a 23% bounce from the 12 months earlier than, a grim actuality that has now hit Ciara’s household.

“She was our every part,” Gilliam stated. “That is leaving plenty of heartache and an enormous void in our lives. Ciara referred to as us a number of occasions a day. We had the most effective relationship {that a} mom, father, and daughter may ever have.”

By going after the drug supplier liable for their daughter’s dying, the household hopes they’ll do their half to avoid wasting at the least one life and function a warning shot to those that promote the possibly deadly medication.

“We hope this serves discover to the drug sellers that there are a few of us that may arise and take motion when nobody else will,” Gilliam added.

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