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First-grader gave out grandma's heroin: DA

First-grader gave out grandma's heroin: DA
Posted Thursday, May 8th 2014 @ 3pm  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff


(NEWSER) – Babysitting her grandson, a Pennsylvania grandmother misplaced her heroin—and it turned up in the 7-year-old's pockets at school a few days later, CNN reports. So says the district attorney, who warns that "any exposure to heroin for a young child is likely to result in death." The boy—who was carrying nine bags of the stuff, each stamped "Victoria's Secret"—allegedly gave some to a classmate, whose mom found it, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The grandmother "is lucky that she was not responsible for the death of her own grandson or somebody else's child," DA Tom Hogan says.

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