Man charge in drug OD death of Bellevue teen



SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle man accused of selling heroin has been charged with controlled substance homicide in the drug overdose death of a 19-year-old in Bellevue.

King County prosecutors say 20-year-old Adam F. Pepka sold the heroin that killed Zachary Lyter, a former Issaquah High School football player. His body was found May 4 by his father at their home.

The reports ( ) that charging documents filed earlier this month in Seattle say Pepka continued to sell heroin after Lyter’s death.


Information from: Seattle Post-Intelligencer,