Court documents unsealed Wednesday revealed that a North Dakota woman was indicted in connection with June’s death of her 9-month-old son.
Forum News Service reported that paramedics pronounced Karson Howling Wolf deceased at his mother’s home on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Paige Howling Wolf, 26, reportedly lived at the residence with her five young children, including Karson.
Not only did an autopsy reportedly reveal that Paige Howling Wolf’s son died from chronic starvation, but three of her children — all younger than seven — allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of North Dakota announced in a statement that Paige Howling Wolf was indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter, child abuse, and child neglect. Her surviving children were reportedly taken out of her care.
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