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Man pleads guilty in girlfriend's OD death

Justin Lee signed a plea agreement pleading guilty to second-degree murder and the sale and delivery of a schedule one substance.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Knox County man pleaded guilty Friday for several charges involving the overdose death of his girlfriend.

Justin Lee signed a plea agreement pleading guilty to drug possession charges. He was originally charged second-degree murder and the sale and delivery of drugs.

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Justin Lee

He's accused of giving his girlfriend, Jessica Lyday, the drugs that killed her.

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As part of the deal, Lee agreed to pay a $750 fine and be on supervised probation for a year.