Ex-North Las Vegas firefighter due in court in wife’s overdose death

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A erstwhile North Las Vegas firefighter was scheduled to look successful a Henderson courtroom Tuesday greeting to beryllium arraigned connected a complaint of second-degree murder.

Christopher Candito, 33, is charged successful the 2020 cause overdose decease of his woman successful Henderson. The Henderson Police Department said detectives and investigators from the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Las Vegas bureau arrested Candito Wednesday successful the decease of Tiffany Slatsky, 25.

Slatsky was recovered unconscious connected the 800 artifact of Coronado Center Drive, adjacent South Eastern Avenue and St. Rose Parkway, astatine 8:58 a.m., connected Feb. 23. She aboriginal died astatine a hospital, constabulary said.

An apprehension warrant for Candito alleges that successful 2019 helium and different metropolis firefighter purchased morphine capsules, MDMA, cocaine, mushrooms, oxycodone, ketamine and Xanax to administer astatine a party. On Feb. 21, 2020, constabulary said, Candito and Slatsky attended an all-night enactment with chap North Las Vegas firefighters.

The mates continued to portion and devour morphine capsules, starring to Slatsky’s overdose, constabulary said. Police said Candito past went to a North Las Vegas Fire Department presumption portion off-duty and obtained Narcan successful a failed effort to revive Slatsky.

Candito was scheduled to look astatine 9 a.m. successful the courtroom of Henderson Justice of the Peace David Gibson Sr.

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