Police: Woman arrested after 1-year-old overdoses

Abishai Cox (courtesy WSOC)

Police said a 1-year-old girl is in the custody of Social Services in Iredell County after she overdosed on prescription drugs.

The baby consumed one hydrocodone pill and seven Klonopin pills taken from a woman's purse, according to police.

WSOC reports that Abishai Cox was charged with felony child abuse and possession of a controlled substance.

The baby was admitted to the Iredell Memorial Hospital for overnight observation.

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