A 23-year-old San Jacinto man accused of supplying a fatal dose of fentanyl to an acquaintance pleaded not guilty Thursday, April 22, to second-degree murder.
Samuel Leo Mussaw is accused in the March 4 death of Adam Young, 23, of San Jacinto. Along with murder, Mussaw is charged with possession of controlled substances for sale.
He was arraigned before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Timothy Hollenhorst, who scheduled a felony settlement conference for June 23 at the Banning Justice Center and left the defendant’s bail at $1 million. Mussaw is being held at the Smith Correctional Facility.
According to sheriff’s Sgt. Rick Espinoza, deputies and paramedics were called to the 900 block of Cypress Drive, near Malaga Drive, about noon to investigate a possible drug overdose