Friend of Ryan Pinneo writes a song in his honour

Timo Sargent grew up with Ryan and wrote about the impact his death has had in the community

Timo Sargent grew up with Ryan and wrote about the impact his death has had in the community

Timo Sargent (YouTube)

When we first told you about Ryan Pinneo, it was shortly after the 22 year old Kamloops man died of an accidental drug overdose.

A fentanyl-laced pill ended his life and destroyed his parents.

His death has also had a major impact on his friends.

Timo Sargent grew up with Ryan, he wrote a song for his friend that has gone viral on social media.

To listen to the full interview, click on the link: Friend of Ryan Pinneo writes a song in his honour.

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