MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Eagan police say they’re investigating the death of a 10-week-old boy who was sleeping in the same bed as his drunken grandmother one week ago.
A search warrant says when police arrived at the grandmother’s home, they suspected she had been drinking alcohol. Court documents say the 46-year-old had bloodshot eyes and fell asleep while talking to investigators.READ MORE: 5 St. Cloud Bank Employees Unharmed After Hourslong Hostage Ordeal; Ray Reco McNeary In Custody
A preliminary breath test showed a blood-alcohol level of 0.18 percent, more than twice the legal limit for driving. She acknowledged to investigators she’d been drinking the previous night.READ MORE: How Much Is A Mother's Work Worth?
According to the Pioneer Press, Eagan police said they’re gathering more information before they send the case to prosecutors for possible charges.MORE NEWS: COVID Restrictions: Walz To End Capacity Restrictions By May 28, Mask Mandate By July 1
The grandmother says she woke up to find the baby bleeding from his nose. The mother and paramedics were unable to revive him.