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BREAKING: Fort Wayne mother arrested, charged in death of two-year-old son

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) -- Fort Wayne police on Monday arrested a mother who is now charged in the suspected overdose death of her toddler.

22-year-old Kiara Johnson is charged with three felonies: neglect of a dependent resulting in death, neglect resulting in serious bodily injury, and neglect that endangers the dependent.

22-year-old Kiara Johnson is charged in the death of her toddler son.

She's also charged with felony possession of a narcotic drug.

Her two-year-old son Terris Johnson and her three-year-old daughter were rushed to the hospital in life-threatening condition last month after officers said the children ingested their parents' "medicine."

2-year-old dead after taking parents' "medicine," coroner says (

Paramedics used Narcan on both children to try to revive them. Narcan is typically used to reverse the effects of an overdose.

Terris Johnson, 2, died right after arriving at the hospital.

It happened inside the family's Centennial Townhomes apartment in the 7900 of Serenity Drive on Fort Wayne's southeast side September 29.

Terris died right after he got to the hospital but his sister survived.

Johnson's initial hearing is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

Our Corinne Rose will bring you the latest on the investigation tonight at five and six.

Corinne Rose

Corinne Rose is a reporter for WPTA.

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