Abilene Woman and Her Two Kids Test Positive for Multiple Drugs After Fatal Wreck
An Abilene woman and her two children tested positive for drugs after a fatal crash.
KAMC News reports 30-year-old April Cortez was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with Endangering a Child. She was released from jail after posting bond.
Court records state that drug tests were conducted after the fatal rollover wreck that killed Cortez’s 7-year-old son in July 2017. The 7-year-old boy tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine, and Cortez’s 1-year-old son tested positive for cocaine and marijuana. Cortez tested positive for methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana.
Cortez says she had no idea how her children tested positive for drugs, but she did confirm that they were in her care.