Pulaski woman facing murder charges after her toddler dies

posted by Caroline J. Cook - 

June 6, 2018 - A mother has been charged with murder after her toddler died of a methadone accident. 

Amber Lucas, 28, is facing charges of murder and child abuse leading to a death. 

The Town of Pulaski Police department was called to Meadowview Apartments around 4:00 a.m. on February 25, 2018, where a three-year-old was in cardiac arrest.  Paramedics were not able to revive the toddler. 

The medical examiner's office says the little boy died from acute methadone toxicity. 

Lucas is due to appear in court for these charges on August 20, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. 

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