HAMPSTEAD, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 46-year-old mother was arrested today in connection to the death of her child, police said.
Paula Jane Shipley of the 1700 block of Mar Sue Drive was arrested in connection to the death of 4-year-old Cassandra Jane Shipley. On March 21, the child died from a lethal dose of various narcotic drugs, police said.
The mother was indicted on Thursday for 'second degree murder, first degree child abuse leading to death, manslaughter, neglect of a minor and reckless endangerment,' according to Police.