Man charged with drug supply in Petersham

A man has been charged after he allegedly supplied prohibited drugs to a woman who later died, NSW Police say.

On the evening of Saturday 4 June 2016, a 19-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman attended a music event in Petersham together.

It will be alleged by police that the man supplied MDMA to the woman.

About 8.45am on Sunday 5 June 2016, emergency services were called to a home on Addison Road, Marrickville, after reports that the woman had become unwell.

The woman died before emergency services arrived.

A crime scene was established and Detectives attached to Marrickville Police Station commenced inquiries into the woman’s death.

Following inquiries, the man was today issued with a future court attendance notice for the offence of supply prohibited drug.

He is due to appear in Newtown Local Court on Monday 10 October 2016.

Inquiries into the incident continue.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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