Palm Coast man indicted for first-degree murder after two-year investigation into drug overdose death

Brian Pirraglia, 42, sold drugs laced with fentanyl to a victim that resulted in a fatal overdose, a Flagler Sheriff's Office press release said.

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  • | 1:14 p.m. June 21, 2024
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After a two-year-long investigation, a Palm Coast man has been indicted on first-degree murder in the overdose death another Palm Coast resident.

In February 2022, Flagler County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call at 17 Blasdell Court for an overdose death of a Palm Coast resident. During the investigation and using various investigative, forensic and toxicology techniques, detectives determined that Brian Pirraglia, 42, of Palm Coast, sold drugs laced with fentanyl to the victim resulting in a fatal overdose, a FCSO press release said.

After two years of investigating, on June 14, Pirraglia was indicted by a Flagler County Grand Jury for first-degree murder by unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, the press release said. Pirraglia was served the indictment at the county jail where he is incarcerated for a warrant for order to show cause – contempt of court.


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