A Wamego man is charged in connection to a 2021 overdose death involving fentanyl.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and Wamego Police Department says 20-year-old McKaine Farr knowingly distributed counterfeit oxycodone tablets laced with fentanyl, which caused an overdose death of 21-year-old Jayson Ebert in September 2021. Farr is charged with alleged distribution of a controlled substance causing great bodily harm or death. The charge is a level 1 person felony.

Farr remains in custody in the Pottawatomie County Jail.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.