Autumn Blansett Biography – Autumn Blansett Wiki
Autumn Blansett is a Louisiana mother who is accused of killing her infant daughter by feeding her drug-laced breast milk, WWL-TV reports.
Autumn Blansett, 31, was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of her 3-month-old daughter on Friday. On November 1, emergency teams intervened at Blansett’s home in the New Orleans suburb of Louisiana Marrero. because the baby was unresponsive.
Authorities announced that the girl died on the spot, but no clear cause of death was identified at the time, so the local district forensic officer conducted an autopsy.
Homicide investigators were informed that on December 11, the girl died from a lethal dose of methamphetamine in her system.
The official cause of death was considered murder due to methamphetamine poisoning.
Detectives interviewed Blansett and admitted to using meth and marijuana before breastfeeding her daughter.
According to the television station, the police later issued a search warrant for his home and found both drugs in small quantities.
Authorities did not reveal the boy’s name.
Blansett is expected to appear in court to face the accusation, but the trial date has yet to be set.
This is not the first time such a death has occurred this year. In January, Indiana police arrested 36-year-old Ashlee Rochelle Rans after her 2-month-old baby died, according to WNDU-TV. He initially claimed to knock the boy out, but toxicology reports found meth in this baby’s system.
The television station, investigators, determined that Rans breastfed her after taking high amounts of drugs.
Prosecutors accused Rans of twice negligence of a dependent.