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Iowa man sentenced in overdose death

AKRON, Iowa (AP) -- A northwest Iowa man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the prescription overdose death of another man.

Justin Bringman, of Akron, plead guilty on Tuesday in Plymouth County District Court to involuntary manslaughter and delivery of a controlled substance. He was sentenced on Wednesday.

Bringman and Stuart Barton, of Sioux City, were arrested in May in the death Nicholas Clay, of Akron.

Clay died in January. An autopsy showed he died of a prescription drug overdose. Investigators determined the medication was illegally obtained.

Barton faces drug charges in the case. His trial is set for Sept. 15.

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