Caldwell County man charged in overdose death

- A Caldwell County man has been charged with murder in the overdose death of another man last summer, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office. 

Dorian Roshad Ferguson, 31, was arrested on Thursday and charged with second-degree murder in connection to the overdose death of Michael Todd Hollar, 48, that was reported on Aug. 3, 2017. 

The investigation into the death of Hollar revealed that he consumed a lethal amount of Fentanyl, which was the cause in his death. The Fentanyl was supplied by Ferguson before his death. 

Ferguson is currently serving a prison sentence related to an arrest for possession of Fentanyl that also occurred on Aug. 3, 2017. He is now charged with one count of second-degree murder. He bond has been set $500,000 secured. Ferguson's first appearance was on Sept. 6 in Lenoir. 

 

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