1-year-old dies from opi­oid over­dose; si­b­ling called 911

The Washington Times Daily - - NATION - — Laura Kelly

A 1-year-old in Akron, Ohio, has died from a drug over­dose, Cleve­land.com re­ported.

The boy over­dosed Thurs­day, and ini­tially was re­vived with the over­dose re­ver­sal nasal spray Nar­can and taken to Akron Chil­dren’s hospi­tal.

The boy’s nine-year-old si­b­ling re­ported the over­dose by call­ing 911. Their mother ran away from the home, and was later ar­rested on an un­re­lated war­rant, the news web­site re­ported.

The Sum­mit County Med­i­cal Ex­am­iner’s Of­fice con­firmed Mon­day that the 1-year-old died Sun­day night.

Cleve­land.com re­ported that three Ohio chil­dren have over­dosed on opi­oids in the past three months.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.