CAMDEN, N.J. - A New Jersey man has been charged in the death of a toddler who investigators say had cocaine and fentanyl in her system when she died.
Authorities say on the evening of July 23 emergency crews responded to a home on the 300 block of Evergreen Avenue in Cherry Hill.
Police found a 2-year-old girl who was not breathing inside the home. She was brought to Cooper University Hospital where she died just after 9 p.m.
An investigation found that there was cocaine and fentanyl in the child's system at the time of her death, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.
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Investigators also found drug paraphernalia inside the home where the child was found unresponsive.
Prosecutors on Wednesday announced charges against 27-year-old Walter H. Clark, including 1 count of first degree aggravated manslaughter and 1 count of second-degree aggravated assault.
Authorities say Clark, a Cherry Hill resident, is in custody at a Camden County jail.