14-month-old child treated for opioid overdose; mother arrested

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A 14-month-old child was treated Thursday for an opioid overdose, and the infant's mother was arrested, Ashland Police say.

Jocelyn Smith, 23, of Ashland, is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment.

The baby was taken to King’s Daughters Medical Center and treated with Narcan. It is doing fine.

Police went to Smith’s home where they found drugs.

Child Protective Services officials are involved with the investigation, as well as the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.

Smith was taken to the Boyd County Detention Center.



 
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