After rejecting a plea deal Tuesday in Raleigh County Circuit Court, a 53-year-old Lanark man could face life in prison if convicted at trial.
Gregory Alan Kaylor is charged in two separate cases with possession with intent to deliver (heroin) from July 2016 and delivery of a controlled substance (heroin) from January.
Raleigh County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Brandon Steele said 11 overdoses, two of which were fatal, were reported in the Lanark area over the span of four days.
While Kaylor has not been charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection with the fatal overdoses, Steele said there is no statute of limitations for felony crimes in West Virginia, so he could be charged if the facts develop.
The state offered Kaylor a chance to plead guilty to possession with intent to deliver and delivery of a controlled substance, with consecutive one to 15 year sentences for each charge. An enhanced penalty would have also been applied, bringing his aggregate sentence to four to 60 years.
Kaylor confirmed on the record Tuesday that he rejected the plea offer, so