Baby Dies After Drug Overdose, Grandma Arrested

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after her 9-month-old grandson died as a result of drugs in his system.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, on July 22, around 6:50 a.m., officers responded to Lina Ardrey Lane after a child was found unconscious. Police say Kaleb Lowery was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville where he later died.

On Tuesday, detectives were contacted by the Medical Examiner’s Office and informed that the child died as a result of an overdose on two separate drugs.

Charlene Workman was arrested and is currently in custody.