A mother died of an apparent heroin overdose at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital on Thursday morning in the same room where her 7-month-old child was being treated, Fox 19 reported, citing sources.
Mary Ann Landers, 32, was found dead on the floor by hospital staff around 11:30 a.m. The child's father, 31-year-old Wesley Landers, was found unconscious in a private bathroom. Both parents had guns, according to Fox 19.
Wesley Landers reportedly was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and revived. He faces charges including drug possession and carrying a concealed weapon.
The child was recovering from trachea reconstruction surgery, Fox 19 added. The family had traveled to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital from Alabama.