MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Mankato man accused of providing synthetic drugs that killed two people is being held on a $1 million bail.
Tyler Caputo, 21, was arrested in suburban Chicago last week after leaving Minnesota without the court’s permission.READ MORE: None Hurt After Shots Fired Inside Plymouth Movie Theater
Caputo faces third-degree murder charges in the deaths of 17-year-old Chloe Moses and 22-year-old Louis Folson.READ MORE: In Wake Of Winston Smith Shooting, U.S. Marshals Now Wearing Body Cameras In Minnesota
They overdosed on a synthetic drug in separate incidents in Mankato last March.
Caputo claims the drugs changed hands several times before the victims got it.MORE NEWS: Thomas Kahlbaugh Charged In Scuffle Over Mask Mandate At School Board Meeting
His attorney says the case does not amount to the level of murder.