Missouri parents charged after child's fentanyl death

3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago Tuesday, March 03 2020 Mar 3, 2020 Tuesday, March 03, 2020 5:22:00 PM CST March 03, 2020 in News
By: The Associated Press

ROLLA — A Rolla couple is charged with second-degree murder after their 22-month-old daughter died from a fentanyl overdose. 

Twenty-seven-year-old Reginald Stodulski and 28-year-old Sassy Sodulski are charged with endangering the welfare of the child. They are both being held in Phelps County without bond.

Rolla police say officers found the child unresponsive at the family's home on Dec. 21, 2019. A probable cause statement says officers found a chunky white substance on a coffee table in the living room about 2 feet away from the child.

Tests indicated the substance contained fentanyl. The couple was arrested Thursday and charged Friday.

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