Hall County man charged with murder after trafficking fentanyl, GBI says

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A metro Atlanta man is being charged in connection to a north Georgia death involving fentanyl from last year.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, Joshua Arnes Maney, 34, is being charged with felony murder.

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They say their seven month investigation began in November 2021 after someone in Lumpkin County died from a fentanyl overdose.

Investigators add that Maney, a Gainesville native, is currently being held in the Hall County Detention Center on charges of trafficking fentanyl, possession of a schedule I drug with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during certain crimes, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.


The GBI did not release any details into the death that sparked their investigation. They add that the investigation is continuing.

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