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Woman charged over death of seven-week-old baby after infant found with meth and amphetamine in him

Woman is charged over the death of a seven-week-old baby after the infant was found with ‘meth and amphetamine in its system’

  • Woman charged over death of boy allegedly found with the drugs in his system 
  • Emergency services found youngster after call to home in Sydney’s inner-west
  • Found unresponsive and died at scene despite paramedics trying to revive him
  • NSW Police said they have arrested woman following boy’s February 2018 death
  • 40-year-old was arrested at a Silverwater correctional facility in Sydney’s west 

A woman has been charged after a seven-week-old baby boy allegedly died with meth and amphetamine in his system more than two years ago.

Emergency services were called to a home in Annandale in Sydney’s inner-west after the baby was found unresponsive on February 18, 2018.

Paramedics treated the youngster but he died at the scene on Ferris Street and both drugs were allegedly found inside him during a post-mortem examination. 

A woman has been arrested and charged after a seven-week-old baby boy allegedly died with meth and amphetamine in his system more than two years ago (file image)

Emergency services were called to a home on Ferris Street (pictured) in Annandale in Sydney's inner-west after the baby was found unresponsive in February 2018

Emergency services were called to a home on Ferris Street (pictured) in Annandale in Sydney’s inner-west after the baby was found unresponsive in February 2018

Detectives from Leichhardt Police Area Command then set up Strike Force Corry to investigate his death. 

New South Wales Police said following lengthy investigations detectives arrested a 40-year-old woman at a Silverwater correctional facility in Sydney’s west.

She has been charged with poisoning to endanger life and was refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court on Friday.

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