Elizabethtown man set to serve up to eight years in prison for providing drugs in overdose death

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ELIZABETHTOWN, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– An Elizabethtown man will serve up to eight years in prison for providing heroin and Xanax to a Mount Joy Township man that died of an overdose last year.

Jarrid Baker, 22, of Elizabethtown, will serve four to eight years in prison, in accordance with a plea agreement.

Baker pleaded guilty to a felony count of drug delivery resulting in death regarding the March 27, 2016 overdose death of 19-year-old Cody Yancey.

Baker admitted to police that he provided Yancey with heroin and Xanax in exchange for Yancey’s XBox and XBox games.

Yancey was found dead at about 3:20 a.m. in his bedroom, with empty heroin packaging found near his body.

An autopsy showed that Yancey died of toxic levels of morphine, a byproduct of heroin) and Xanax.

Now, Baker will spend at least the next four years in prison.