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Newborn tests positive for cocaine at Dayton hospital

Published: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 8:13 PM

Cocaine powder on a black background (Getty Images)
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Cocaine powder on a black background (Getty Images)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A newborn tested positive for cocaine at Miami Valley Hospital.

Dayton police were called to the hospital shortly before 4 p.m. Monday to assist Montgomery County Children Services after the 2-day-old baby girl and her mother tested positive for cocaine.

The infant was transferred into the custody of children services.

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No charges were filed against the mother.

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