Police: Baby Dies After Drunken Hagerstown Mother Passes Out While Breastfeeding

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — A Hagerstown mother is charged with child abuse after her infant daughter dies.

Police say the Washington County mom was intoxicated and passed out while breastfeeding her 2-month-old daughter, which led to the baby’s death.

Yadina Morales, 22, allegedly lost consciousness.

When she woke up, the child was underneath her and unresponsive.

The baby was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Morales has been charged with manslaughter, child abuse, reckless endangerment and neglect.

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