Suspect Charged In Overdose Deaths Of 3 People Found Inside Car

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in connection with the deaths of three people found inside a car Saturday morning.

Gerrard Lasalle McLean,

Gerrard Lasalle McLean, aka “Pimp”, of Nutgrass Road, Bunnlevel has been charged with three felony counts of Death by Distribution.  The 33 year-old suspect remains in the Harnett County Detention Center under a $1 million secured bond.

Deputies and EMS found Brittany Shaw, 27, of Spring Lake; Laketa Vinston, 31, of Bunnlevel; and Ervin Bass, 44, of Bunnlevel dead inside a car parked behind a home on Nutgrass Road after responding to a 7:37am 911 Call.

Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats said the preliminary investigation indicates the deaths were a result of a possible narcotics overdose. An autopsy will be performed on all three victims.

Anyone who has information about this case is asked to contact the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office at 910-893-9111 or the tip-line at 910-893-0300.