A mother was charged with the death of her nine-month-old baby after she tested positive for four drugs in her system. The incident took place at West Monroe, Louisiana, on Thursday.

According to The Ouachita Parish Fire Department, officers had responded to call from a West Monroe residence. When they arrived at the scene, the baby was found on the kitchen floor with a female witness performing CRP on the child. The infant, however, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s mother, identified as 28-year-old Heather Lucille Hall, her boyfriend, and the witness were taken into questioning by the police.

According to authorities, Hall’s boyfriend said he left the home on Thursday morning and had returned to work on a vehicle on the property when Hall's uncle called and asked him to wake her up so she could go to the store. He said when he went to her room, he found her asleep on her back with her legs on top of her nine-month-old baby. He then tried to wake her up when he realized that the baby was not breathing.

Hall said she couldn’t recall whether her legs were on top of the infant or not. However, she confessed to using meth and ecstasy before going to bed with the children.

The witness who was found performing CPR claimed that she was outside the house when the baby was found unresponsive.

Hall tested positive for meth, ecstasy, amphetamines, and marijuana in her system following a field urine analysis that was conducted by Child Protective Service investigators. She was charged with second-degree murder.

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