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Published June 20, 2012, 05:24 PM

Arrest Made in Connection to Teen's Overdose Death

(WDAZ-TV) - An 18-year-old East Grand Forks man has been arrested in connection with the death of a second area teen who police believe overdosed on synthetic drugs.

(WDAZ-TV) - An 18-year-old East Grand Forks man has been arrested in connection with the death of a second area teen who police believe overdosed on synthetic drugs.

Adam Budge is in the Polk County jail on four charges that could land him a total of 70 years in prison.

He's charged with third-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, selling drugs to a juvenile and selling one or more mixtures that contain a controlled substance.

Budge is accused of being involved in the death of a teen police identified today who died of an apparent drug overdose. The second teen in one week.

Police say 17-year-old Elijah Stai of Park Rapids overdosed in East Grand Forks on synthetic hallucinogens last Wednesday, was taken to Altru, and died from the overdose on Friday.

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