Mother arrested after child dies, fentanyl found in sippy cup

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Pittsburgh mother arrested after child dies, fentanyl found in sippy cup. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on August 26, 2018.

A Pittsburgh-area mother has been arrested in connection with the death of her 17-month-old daughter.

Jhenea Pratt, 23, had called 911 in April to say her toddler was unresponsive.

Pittsburgh police say fentanyl, a powerful opioid, was found in the child's sippy cup and her body.

Pratt has been charged with criminal homicide and endangering the welfare of a child.
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