One-year-old Boy Tests Positive for Cocaine in Chicago

by Kathy Jones on  July 26, 2010 at 8:50 PM Child Health News
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Authorities in Chicago have said that a 1-year-old boy in Chicago tested positive for PCP and cocaine after chewing on a tinfoil that was contaminated with the drugs.
 One-year-old Boy Tests Positive for Cocaine in Chicago
One-year-old Boy Tests Positive for Cocaine in Chicago

The Chicago Tribune reported that the boy started acting in a lethargic manner after chewing on a tinfoil in a West 5th Avenue home. The boy was rushed to a local hospital where tests for the drugs came back positive.

Doctors at the hospital called the police to report a case of child abuse.

Police added that investigators searched the child's home and found drug paraphernalia, but did not comment on whether charges had been pressed against anybody in the case. The boy is currently under observation at the hospital.


Source: Medindia

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