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Louisiana mother Autumn Blansett is accused of killing her baby girl while feeding her breast milk containing drugs.
Autumn Blansett, 31, was arrested Friday on suspicion of murdering her 3-month-old daughter after the child’s autopsy revealed she had ingested a fatal amount of meth. https://t.co/HDaPbYznoQ
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Autumn Blansett, 31, was arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of her 3-month-old daughter. On November 1, emergency crews responded to Blansett’s home in suburban Marrero, Louisiana. of New Orleans. , because the baby was not responding.
Authorities declared the girl dead at the scene, but an obvious cause of death could not be determined at the time, so the local parish coroner performed an autopsy.
Homicide investigators were told of the results on December 11 that the girl died from a lethal dose of methamphetamine in her system.
The official cause of death was considered homicide due to methamphetamine poisoning.
Detectives interviewed Blansett and she admitted that she used methamphetamine and marijuana before breastfeeding the girl.
Police then obtained a search warrant for his home and found the two drugs in small quantities, the TV station said.
Authorities have not released the child’s name.
Blansett is expected to appear in court to face the charge, but a court date has yet to be set.
This is not the first time that such a death has occurred this year. In January, Indiana police arrested Ashlee Rochelle Rans, 36, after the death of her 2-month-old baby, according to WNDU-TV. She initially claimed that she turned on the child, but toxicology reports found methamphetamine in that baby’s system.
Investigators determined that Rans had breastfed him after taking methamphetamine, the TV station reports.
Prosecutors charged Rans with two counts of dependent negligence.