Newark authorities on Monday said a baby who died back in September was poisoned with morphine, and her mother has been charged in connection with her death.
Codeine is one of the most commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, but it is potentially lethal to children.
Imagine waking up to pain that is so debilitating that it prevents you from walking. It’s happening to a growing number of people and often goes undiagnosed.
Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.
WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 6 – Law Enforcement’s New Focus On Painkiller-Related Violence
Narcotic painkillers and the doctors who prescribe them illegally have become a new focus for law enforcement, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.