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Combs was also charged with maintaining a drug premise.
Cortner is facing an additional charge of carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.
Attorneys representing Goddard and Combs declined to comment and an attorney representing Cortner could not be reached.
All three are facing charges potentially punishable by the death penalty, with Goddard facing five death penalty eligible counts.
“There are many crimes that, if committed, one forfeits his right to live in a free society. And then there are the rare, few crimes that are so abhorrent to a free society that one is subject to forfeiting his right to exist at all,” said U.S. Attorney David M. DeVillers. “Goddard has been accused by a grand jury of the latter.”
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Del Rio was shot twice while serving a drug-related warrant as part of a DEA task force Monday, Nov. 4, in Dayton. He died three days later.
Between July and October, the Dayton DEA office was investigating a fentanyl operation, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Goddard was identified as a possible supplier of narcotics during the investigation, prompting a federal search warrant for 1454 Ruskin Road in Dayton.
The DEA and Dayton police served the warrant shortly before 7 p.m. Nov. 4.
After announcing themselves, the officers went inside the home, with Del Rio heading toward the basement, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
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He was reportedly immediately under the gunfire and was shot twice.
Three firearms were found in the home, as well as approximately 10 kilograms of fentanyl and cocaine and 50 to 60 pounds of marijuana, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Around $51,000 in cash was reportedly found throughout the house.