The teen whose drowning death this summer was linked to a house party allegedly involving fentanyl did not have the drug in his system, a coroner reported Tuesday.
Marshall County Deputy Coroner Curt Curtner said toxicology reports for Brandon Martinez, 14, showed he had neither alcohol nor fentanyl in his system.
Curtner said Martinez tested positive for THC, but it was unclear whether there was enough in his system to have impaired him.
Curtner said Martinez also did not test positive for Xanax or any other recreational drug.
Martinez died Aug. 25, and Curtner said he officially ruled the death an accidental drowning.
Law enforcement linked Martinez to an alleged party on a houseboat that they believe involved fentanyl-laced Xanax pills, and Curtner said his fact-finding indicated Martinez was at that party.
Deputies believe two other juveniles attended that party and may have overdosed on fentanyl.
Stoney Hendrickson was charged with one count of enhanced aggravated trafficking in carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives following an investigation that began the day before Martinez's body was discovered near Kentucky Dam Marina.