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Mom Charged With Leaving Kids Alone, Using Drugs

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — New Castle County Police have charged a 25-year-old Wilmington area woman with leaving her two young children unattended while using drugs.

Officers were called 25-year-old Amanda Hill’s home in the Mill Creek Village Apartments on Tuesday after her 6-year-old son called his grandmother and said Hill kept falling down and falling asleep.

Police say Hill met a friend and smoked a PCP-laced cigarette while her sons, ages 6 and 1, were alone in the apartment.

The Division of Family Services took custody of the children and placed them with a family member.

Hill has been charged with endangering the welfare of her two children and a drug violation. She released on $1,500 unsecured bond and ordered to have no contact with the children.

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One Comment

  1. MARIE says:


  2. wingding says:

    So Sad…
    The children already have no mother. Heck, she don’t even have herself.
    If she don’t get help (and fast), those kids are going to have to watch her being buried.
    The selfishness of drugs……

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