COPY-Cops: Mom, daughter sold drugs to player before overdose

MONACA, Pa. (AP) - Police say a woman and her daughter illegal sold prescription anti-anxiety medication to a western Pennsylvania high school football player hours before he overdosed on that mediation and heroin.

Defense attorneys for 41-year-old Daniel Hrelec (huh-REL'-ek) and 20-year-old Brandi Spohn didn't immediately return calls Friday.

The each face a preliminary hearing April 2 on one count of possession with intent to deliver Xanax. The drug is legal, but selling it to someone without a prescription is not. Police say the women sold 17 pills to 17-year-old Dominick Treemarchi on Dec. 6.

He died about 1 a.m. Dec. 7, a few days before he was to play for Central Valley High School in the PIAA Class AAA football championship game.

Four teens who were with Treemarchi face charges for not helping him, two each in adult and juvenile court.

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