Medical Examiner Determines Cause Of Death For Lexington Teen
LEXINGTON, Oklahoma - The Medical Examiner's Office has determined the cause and manner of death for a Lexington teenager, who was found dead during a party back in March.
According to the ME's office, 15-year-old Nicholas Faught died of ethanol intoxication. His manner of death was listed as “accident.”
About 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, the Cleveland County Sheriff's office received a call about a 15-year-old male, later identified as Faught, who was unresponsive at a home at 16650 Pottawatomie Road in Lexington.
When deputies arrived, they determined that Faught was dead. Faught didn't live at the home.
According to the ME's office, Faught was engaged in binge drinking of alcohol at the party. At some point, Faught became unresponsive. He was pronounced dead the next morning.
Detectives apprehended Tonya Lynne Moss, 32, and Justin David Moore, 34, in Lexington. Both were arrested in relation to the party that resulted in Faught's death.
Authorities said Moss and Moore allowed numerous juveniles to drink alcohol at their Lexington home. Sheriff Joe Lester said adults should never allow anyone under 21 to consume alcohol for any reason.