by Erin Arvedlund and Aubrey Whelan

A New Jersey woman has sued the Chester County addiction rehab facility where her 29-year-old son fatally overdosed two days after arriving last fall, according to court documents.

Christine Vernile of Sewell wrote in the suit that son Joel overdosed on fentanyl in his room at Recovery Centers of America’s Devon location on Oct. 5, and asked for compensatory and punitive damages for negligence and wrongful death.

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