Mother Charged in 2 Yr Old's Overdose Death After NOT Seeking Medical Help

DES MOINES, Iowa — A woman accused of not taking a 2-year-old to the hospital after realizing the child ingested her medication faces charges in the case.

Des Moines police charged Waterloo resident Amanda Leonard-Hellum, 38, with child endangerment causing death.

On June 26, authorities were called to an apartment complex at 3600 East Douglas Ave. on reports of a child needing CPR.

Upon arrival, responding officers found the deceased 2-year-old.

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