Former NYPD Officer Joseph Recca Sentenced To 5 Years For Selling Fentanyl That Caused Fatal Overdose

A former NYPD officer pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges, for selling fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose. His five year prison sentence is not enough, according to the victim's family. 

May 3, 2021 -

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RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A former NYPD officer pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges, for selling fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose.

His five year prison sentence is not enough, according to the victim’s family.

As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports, there were tears Monday outside a Riverhead courtroom,..