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Lottery winner invested part of $3M prize in meth ring

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A Georgia man could face life in prison after he invested part of his $3 million lottery winnings in a crystal meth ring, reports CBS affiliate WJAX.

Ronnie Music Jr., 45, purchased large quantities of the drug meth with lottery winnings he won from a scratch-off ticket.

Investigators determined Music was supplying meth to a group of co-conspirators who were caught trying to sell approximately 11 pounds, worth more than $500,000 on the streets.

Agents seized more than $1 million of meth, firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition, multiple cars and $600,000 in cash as part of the case.

Music pleaded guilty to federal drug and gun charges.

He could face life in prison.

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