Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Mooresville North Carolina pastor dies from fentanyl and cocaine overdose


A MooresvilleNorth Carolina pastor is dead after police said he overdosed on fentanyl, cocaine, and clonazepam after the drugs were sold to him.

35-year-old Pastor Adam Nygren died on September 9, 2022, at home on Burning Ridge Drive in Mooresville. Investigators said a friend of Nygren said he went by his residence and found the pastor dead. On August 11, 2023, police arrested 27-year-old Kire McNeil in Lincoln County, charging him with selling the deadly drugs to the pastor.

Mooresville, North Carolina Pastor Adam Nygren posing for photo with collar.
Pastor Adam Nygren

According to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, an autopsy confirmed Pastor Nygren died of a drug overdose, listing fentanyl, cocaine, and clonazepam, a drug that treats seizures. 

Investigators said their investigation continued for months and ended in McNeil being arrested. He is in the Harven Crouse Detention Center under a $125,000 secured bond.

Kire McNeil posed in his mugshot after selling a Mooresville, North Carolina pastor deadly drugs.
Kire McNeil

Pastor Nygren was an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church.

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  1. Ordained priest on Sunday.
    Crackhead on Monday?
    Talk about a stronghold…talk about doing what you don’t want to do. Something just isn’t right about this.


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