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The man who was part of the supply chain that gave drugs to Mac Miller before his death three years ago, pleaded guilty Monday to distributing fentanyl, and he could face up to 21 years in prison.

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the plea was agreement filed Monday and Stephen Walter agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors. On Sept. 4, 2018, Walter, who is one of the three men held in connection with the rapper's death, "knowingly and intentionally directed Ryan Michael Reavis to distribute fentanyl in the form of counterfeit oxycodone pills, to Cameron James Pettit," stated the documents.

He knew that the pills contained fentanyl or a substance that was federally controlled, and it was intended for Reavis to give the pills to Pettit.

The documents stated that later that evening, Reavis gave the pills to Pettit at defendant's direction, after which Pettit gave the pills to Miller. Later, the rapper took the pills with cocaine and alcohol, and died on Sept. 7, 2018 in his Studio City, California home. He would not have died from an overdose "but for the fentanyl contained in the pills" that he had got from Pettit, said prosecutors.

In addition to a $1 million fine, Walter faces between 17 and 21 years behind bars. Walter’s lawyer William S. Harris told Rolling Stone that it is a "binding plea agreement" for 17 years behind bars, and the judge will either reject or accept it, and if he accepts it, there will be no power to sentence Walter to more, and if he rejects it, there will be no deal.

On Nov. 8, Harris’ client will appear at a hearing to change his plea if the proposed deal is accepted by the judge.

Pettit was held on Sept. 10, 2019, and at the time, Miller's father, Mark McCormick, said that the family finds "some comfort" in his arrest, reported E! News. After being arrested, Reavis was charged with possession of various drugs like marijuana, fraudulent schemes and artifices on Sept. 23, 2019. Pettit has reportedly reached a plea agreement that has been sealed while Reavis is heading to a trial set for March 1 next year.

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Mac Miller performs on the Camp Stage during day 1 of Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2017 at Exposition Park on October 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images

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