3 Kids In Protective Custody After Mom Found Overdosed

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Three children are in police protective custody after their mother overdosed on drugs late last night.

Shortly before midnight Tuesday, police responded to a home in the 1000 block of South St. Clair in west Wichita.

Officers found a 31-year-old woman in a bathtub, suffering from an apparent heroin overdose. Three children were also in the home and taken into protective custody. The children are 3, 7 and 9 years old.

Police were originally called because a friend of the mother had come to the home, found her in the tub and called 911.

That woman is now being treated at a Wichita hospital, and is currently listed in serious condition.

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