Burlington County Mom Who Passed Out on Toddler Son Charged with Manslaughter
The mother of a 13-month-old boy was reportedly intoxicated when she passed out on him, suffocating him and leading to death.
Back in January, 33-year-old Antoinette King, of Lumberton in Burlington County, drank alcohol and took at least one painkiller before ending up on top of her toddler son, says the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.
Emergency responders called to the scene had to revive and unconscious King, 6abc.com reports. The boy was transported to a local hospital for treatment but died.
King has officially been indicted for manslaughter in the second degree and child endangerment.