Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death

Elements of Offense - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The crime of Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death is a serious felony capital offense which can result in life imprisonment. A person will be charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death if he/she delivers a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, other than marijuana, which causes the death of another person. Even a person that does not directly deliver the controlled substance to the person that dies can be charged and convicted of this offense.

The maximum prison sentence for a Delivery of a Controlled Substance Causing Death conviction is life imprisonment. The typical minimum sentence in Washtenaw County is approximately 15-20 years in prison.