Man accused of supplying lethal dose of fentanyl arraigned

A man accused of supplying a lethal dose of fentanyl to a 19-year-old Eastvale resident pleaded not guilty Friday, Dec. 3, to second-degree murder.Alvin Barrington Linton Jr., 36, of Ontario was arrested in November following a yearlong investigation into the death of Javon Richard.Linton was arraigned before Riverside County Superior Court Judge O.G. Magno, who scheduled a preliminary hearing for March 18 at the Riverside Hall of Justice and left the defendant’s bail set at $1 million.He was being held at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta.According to sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Marcuse, in the afternoon Nov. 9, 2020, deputies were called to a home in the 6400 block of Wells Springs Street in Eastvale and discovered Richard dead.An autopsy ultimately confirme
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