Woman pleas guilty to selling fentanyl that led to death

SEATTLE (AP) — A Mount Vernon woman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in Whatcom and Skagit counties that led to two overdoses, including the death of a Bellingham 17-year-old in 2019. Rosaliana Lopez-Rodriguez faces five to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court in Seattle. Court records say the Bellingham boy died of a fentanyl overdose in November 2019.  Lopez-Rodriguez and her alleged supplier were charged in December 2019 with possession of narcotics with intent to distribute. As part of her plea agreement, Lopez-Rodriguez admitted to selling fentanyl pills to an undercover officer.