A Westchester mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son faced a judge Wednesday.
Experts said the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy.
CBS 2 has confirmed that Garnett Spears died in January of sodium poisoning at Westchester Medical Center and that police consider his mother, Lacey, is a suspect in his death.
Ramapo Police said three armed men dressed all in black with their faces covered showed up to the back door of 51 Sutin Place, a usually quiet block in Chestnut Ridge, just before 2 a.m.
The owner allegedly shorted the state of more than $111,000 over the past three years at Kennedy Mall Wine and Liquor.