Connecticut Mom Gets Prison For Death Of Child

A Stafford mother is heading to prison  for seven years for the death of her three-year-old son from drinking  liquid methadone.  

Jessica York admits that she left the liquid opioid  on her nightstand before he child died.  

The state Department of  Children and Families had been in contact with York prior to the boy's  death.  

State Police say when they investigated the Stafford home where the child died  they discovered filthy and littered with empty heroin packages, cigarette butts and  animal waste.

(Photo by Andy Manis-Getty Images).


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