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Mom pleads guilty after child tests for drugs

Mom pleads guilty after child tests for drugs
Posted at 8:35 PM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 20:35:18-05

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. -- A woman pleaded guilty in a child neglect case after her toddler ingested drugs. 

Last November, Brooke Copp took her 18-month-old to an Indianapolis hospital, where the child tested positive for illegal pain relievers. 

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At a court hearing Tuesday, Copp pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent causing serious bodily injury. 

Copp faces up to two years in prison. 


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