SAN ANGELO, Texas — Three people have been charged with a first-degree felony after a 2-month-old Texas girl who was found unconscious and tested positive for heroin, later died, multiple media outlets reported.
Update 3:44 p.m. ET Nov. 13: The 2-month-old girl who tested positive for heroin died Tuesday, KVUE reported.
Original report: According to WKRC, the child’s urine tested positive for heroin, and medical personnel found injection sites on the girl’s extremities and head.
The infant, who has been placed on life support at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, had reportedly received no formal health care since her home birth in late August, KYTX reported.
The three adults charged with serious bodily injury to a child include the infant’s 21-year-old mother, Destiney Harbour; Harbour’s mother, 37-year-old Christin Bradley; and Bradley’s boyfriend, 34-year-old Dustin Smock, the TV station reported.
Officers also found drug paraphernalia, as well as a small amount of suspected heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and pills while serving a warrant on the family’s San Angelo home, about four hours southeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, KYTX reported.
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