Woman injected meth before giving birth, baby died

Woman injected meth before giving birth, baby died
Angela Miller (Saline County Sheriff's Dept.)

BENTON, AR (KAIT) - Central Arkansas police arrested a woman they said injected herself with methamphetamine before giving birth.

According to a news release by the Benton Police Department, detectives responded to Saline County Memorial Hospital after a baby died after a six-month pregnancy.

Officers believe Angela Miller, 23, injected herself at a motel before giving birth.

The baby was alive for a short time before dying.

She faces introduction of a controlled substance into the body of another person and murder in the second degree.

The Saline County Sheriff's Department says deputies booked Miller in jail Thursday before 2 p.m.

The online inmate roster doesn't list a bond for her.

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