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Toddler left in hot car while mom overdosed, police say

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - A Lancaster County woman overdosed on heroin and left her 1-year-old child unattended in a hot vehicle, police said.

Erica S. McCue, 33, of Conestoga, is charged with endangering the welfare of children and public drunkenness.

Manheim Township police said McCue overdosed in her vehicle Sunday afternoon while she was parked along Conestoga Greenway Trail in Lancaster Township.

The vehicle was not running, the windows were closed, and the air temperature was 90 degrees at the time, police said.

McCue was arraigned on the charges and released on $25,000 unsecured bail, according to court records.


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