More than 5 years in prison for Akron woman who caused 2 fatal drug overdoses

More than 5 years in prison for Akron woman who caused 2 fatal drug overdoses
Gina Tasich (Source: Akron police)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A 49-year-old Akron woman was convicted of two counts of involuntary manslaughter for causing the fatal drug overdoses of two people.

Gina Tasich was then sentenced to five to seven and a half years in prison.

Akron police said she supplied the methamphetamine and Carfentanil which killed Melissa Kepnes, 32, in June 2019.

The second victim, Gary Slack, 56, died of a methamphetamine and Fentanyl overdose in January 2020.

Tasich was taken into custody on March 3, 2020.

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