Dry Ridge, Ky. (September 21, 2022) – On September 20, 2022 the Kentucky State Police Post 6 was contacted by Harrison County Dispatch for assistance. The Harrison County Ambulance had been dispatched to 166 Horseshoe Drive at 12:05 a.m. reference an unresponsive 14 month old child. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and Cynthiana Police were also dispatched to the scene. The child was transported to Harrison County Memorial Hospital where the child was pronounced deceased by the Doctor at 12:40 a.m.
Detective Josh Wise from KSP was called to the scene to conduct a death investigation. Through his investigation at the residence narcotics were located. Bailee Thornsbury (22), the mother of the child has been charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine), Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (Opiates), possession of controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (Methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and wanton endangerment 1st degree. She was lodged at Bourbon County Detention Center. More charges could follow pending the coroner’s report.
This matter remains under investigation by Det. Josh Wise. Det. Wise was assisted by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Harrison County Ems and the Cynthiana Police Department.
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