Bath man pleads guilty to overdose death of Purple Heart veteran

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BATH, N.Y. (WETM) – A man has pleaded guilty to the overdose death of a 30-year-old Purple Heart recipient in the Village of Bath.

Justin J. Snyder, 30, of Bath plead guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide, a class E felony, and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, a class D felony.

Snyder was arrested after what Bath Police described to be a “lengthy” investigation that began in September 2018.

The 30-year-old man was a combat wounded, Purple Heart veteran who lived in the Village of Bath.

Snyder will be sentenced in Steuben County Court on Aug. 20, 2019.

18 News will have more on this story as information becomes available.

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