Drugs may have played a role in the death of a baby girl in California, and the child’s mother is now under arrest, officials said.
Around 3:30 p.m. on May 9, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a child in need of medical aid at a home in Norco.
On the scene, deputies found a 17-month-old baby girl who was not breathing and first responders began life-saving measures, which were unsuccessful.
Deputies determined the death was suspicious.
The investigation is ongoing.
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