Man suspected of selling fentanyl that killed Winchester resident arrested

A 31-year-old man suspected of supplying fentanyl to a Winchester resident who died after ingesting the synthetic opioid was arrested Friday, Feb. 11, on suspicion of murder.Justin Lee Kail of Winchester was booked into the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta, where he was being held on $1 million bail.Kail allegedly sold an undisclosed quantity of fentanyl to 27-year-old Ernie Gutierrez in August, and Riverside County sheriff’s detectives spent almost six months building a case that culminated in the suspect’s arrest, according to sheriff’s Sgt. Ryan Marcuse.Specific details regarding how Kail and the victim knew one another and the circumstances behind the deadly ingestion were not provided.Marcuse said that Gutierrez was found dead from fentanyl poisoning at
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.