UNION COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) — Two parents were arrested in Union after their two-year-old son allegedly ingested drugs he found and became unresponsive Wednesday morning.
Taylor Marie Cogdill, the mother, and Jordan Allen Thompson, the father, have been charged with Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child, according to the Union Public Safety Department.
Union police officers and Union County deputies were sent to the house on Douglas Heights at 7 a.m. for a possible overdose. Inside, they found a 2-year-old child who had “ingested some type of drug” and was unresponsive.
Union County EMS treated the child, who was then taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital.
There was also a three-month-old child at home at the time who was taken into protective custody, officers said.
The incident is still under investigation.