FREEPORT, Texas (FOX 26) - Police say a Freeport mother has been indicted on a charge of injury to a child after her 20-month-old child died due to complications from exposure to synthetic marijuana.
Kaysie Lynn Broadduswas indicted on a charge of injury to a child on May 3.
Freeport police responded to a scene on October 2, 2017, where a 20-month-old child was non-responsive and not breathing. The child was taken to the hospital where the child was pronounced deceased.
Police say synthetic marijuana was found at the scene and the mother of the child was intoxicated. According to Freeport PD, an autopsy report revealed synthetic marijuana was in the baby's system and blood samples confirmed synthetic marijuana in the the mother's system as well. Police say the baby died due to complications from exposure to synthetic marijuana.