Charlotte baby dies from drug overdose; grandma charged

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by WCNC.com staff

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Posted on September 18, 2013 at 8:13 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A nine month old died from overdosing on two separate drugs, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Kaleb Lowery was found unresponsive in his home in the 9500 block of Lina Ardrey Lane in the morning of July 22. Hospital staff at CMC Pineville soon after pronounced him dead.

The Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday the victim died because of the two drugs in his system.

The boy’s grandmother, 49-year-old Charlene Workman, has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

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