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Nine-month old Found with Cocaine in the System

Nine-month old Found with Cocaine in the System

Posted - Dec. 9, 2003 at 4:41 p.m.



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(KSL News)--Police are trying to determine where the illegal drugs came from that ended up being ingested by a baby.

The nine month old infant is expected to be okay, but now investigators want to know how the baby came in contact with cocaine and methamphetamine.

The mother tells police the child was at a babysitter's house last night, so police are investigating all possibilities.

Nine-month old Found with Cocaine in the System

Darin Sweeten, South Salt Lake Police Dept.: "Last night St. Mark's notified us that a mother brought her infant in and he was lathargic and vomitting and they weren't sure why he was that way."

The child was transferred to Primary Children's Hospital where a blood test determined the baby had drugs in his system.

Police have not made any arrests.

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