Mother Sentenced for Infant Overdose Death

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — A Luzerne County judge sentenced 21-year-old Anyi Paola Medina Arias to 1.5 to 5 years in prison for the drug overdose death of her 7-month-old son.

She pleaded guilty in August to Involuntary Manslaughter. Investigators say the baby ingested fentanyl in the early morning hours of November 19th, 2018 at a home on North Laurel Street in Hazleton.

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