Mother of boy who fatally OD'd on cocaine gets probation.
Share via Email
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The mother of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who fatally overdosed on cocaine has received probation instead of prison.
The sentencing Tuesday for 38-year-old Raenell Allen, of Youngstown, on a child endangering charge comes days after her boyfriend, 38-year-old Kevin Gamble, received 4
Prosecutors and a
Gamble pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and child endangering in October.
Prosecutors say the cocaine belonged to Gamble, but it remains unclear how Marcus got access to the drugs. Allen told prosecutors that Marcus was autistic and would sometimes put things into his mouth.
Allen's attorney couldn't be immediately reached for comment.