PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — An East Hills woman has been sentenced after her 18-month-old child died from drinking a fentanyl-filled sippy cup.
Jhenea Pratt was found guilty in June of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her daughter.READ MORE: Haiti Gang That Kidnapped U.S. Missionaries Seeks $1 Million Ransom Per Person
Prosecutors say her daughter, Charlotte Napper-Talley, died after drinking from a sippy cup that had fentanyl in it.
Pratt will spend up to 10 years in prison.
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Authorities say that Pratt called 911 on April 5 of last year after finding her daughter unresponsive.
Officers performed CPR and the little girl was rushed to Children’s Hospital, where she died.
Police say that the amount of fentanyl in the daughter’s system was enough to kill a large animal.MORE NEWS: Fallen Branch Kills Hiker At Mohican State Park In Ohio
Pratt told authorities that she did not know how the drug got into the sippy cup.