Jhenea Pratt (Photo submitted by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police)

Mother charged with homicide after fentanyl allegedly found in toddler's sippy cup

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Charlette Napper-Talley was pronounced dead on April 5 at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC after her mother, Jhenea Pratt, called 911 to say the girl was unresponsive.

Pittsburgh police say an investigation found the powerful opioid fentanyl in the baby’s sippy cup and in her system.

Pratt, 23, will be lodged in the Allegheny County Jail on charges of criminal homicide and endangering the welfare of a child.

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