Charges are being prepared for a fourth person in the overdose death of a 17-year-old Dublin resident that occurred in Grandview Heights, and authorities believe the man might have fled the state.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Benjamin Bussey, 19, of Dublin, on felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and corrupting another with drugs.

Investigators believe Bussey might be in California.

Grandview Heights police have announced the Franklin County Coroner's Office has confirmed Haleah Myers, 17, died April 4 of a fentanyl overdose.

Myers had been discovered early on the morning of March 31 in the basement of a residence at 1273 Broadview Ave. after first responders received a report about an unconscious person.

According to the March 31 police report, officers seized evidence at the scene, including various drugs and drug paraphernalia.

In June, officers arrested and charged three residents of the house with felony charges. William Alexander, 44, was charged with a felony count of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Shirley Alexander, 67, was charged with a felony count of permitting drug abuse.

Caleb Alexander, 20, was charged with a felony count of tampering with evidence and a misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.

The cases involving the Alexanders are being prepared to be submitted to Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien's office for indictment.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Bussey is asked to call Grandview police at 614-488-7901.

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