- Associated Press - Friday, August 14, 2015

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania mother whose 9-year-old died from a fatal dose of oxycodone while in the care of a convicted felon is facing prison time.

Thirty-year-old Angela Clark pleaded guilty Friday in Northumberland County court to two counts of endangering the welfare of children.

The Daily Item of Sunbury reports (http://bit.ly/1TCN0JH ) that Clark is to be sentenced Sept. 28.

Police say 58-year-old Victor Hare was watching the victim last October when the boy’s half-brother woke him to say the boy had died.

Clark initially claimed she’d had no knowledge of Hare’s criminal past. But police said numerous witnesses, including the victim’s half-brother, told investigators that Clark knew of Hare’s drug problem and unsuitable home environment and had been warned by friends and family not to leave the children in his care.


Information from: The Daily Item, http://www.dailyitem.com



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