Akron Ohio: Baby poisoned to death by meth lab chemicals

(video post) The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled that Patrick Nicholas Lerch, a 17-month-old baby from Akron, died as a result of being poisoned by meth lab chemicals. The Medical Examiner also noted that the baby’s body showed signs of both neglect and abuse.   February 13, 2012 On February 13, 2012, Kimberly …..Read More

N.C. Suspicious chemical purchases help save Indian Trail infant

Tips from local business owners about suspicious chemical purchases led police straight to a home on Indian Trail home on Thursday. In a garage behind the home, they discovered a 1-year-old infant and Teri Kuhns Witmore, a 27-year-old woman who was in the process of making methamphetamine, when police arrived. Union County Department of Social …..Read More

Hampton, Kentucky: Three and four year old children test positive for methamphetamine

Three children, the youngest of which were 3 and 4 year old boys, were removed from a Hampton, Kentucky home where several meth labs were seized. Medical tests performed on the children revealed that the younger children tested positive for methamphetamine. Kenneth Murray and Jamie Bryan, who were arrested at the scene, have been charged …..Read More

Tulsa, Oklahoma: Father of 15 month old boy killed in a meth lab fire points an accusing finger at legislators

Tulsa, Oklahoma:  Ayden Ross Jennings, who died on November 10, 2011, was just 15 months old when he lost his life in a meth lab fire in his mother’s home. The boy’s mother, Jennifer Michelle Jennings, 26, and Jacob Allen Bell, 35, are both facing charges of manufacturing meth and two counts of child neglect …..Read More

Exposure to Toxins: Embryos, Fetuses, Young Children

“New science shows that exposure to toxins prenatally or early in life can have a devastating and lifelong effect on the developing architecture of the brain. Exposures to many chemicals have much more severe consequences for embryos, fetuses, and young children, whose brains are still developing, than for adults.” ~ National Scientific Council on the …..Read More