Iowa Woman Arrested After Child Died While In Her Care

  • Police say drugs played a role
  • Child had meth in her system
  • Court appearance on Oct 20th

DES MOINES, IOWA – An Iowa woman faces criminal charges after a baby girl who had been in her care died and was found to have illicit drugs in her system.

Des Moines police arrested Nicole Ghee, 40, on suspicion of child endangerment and drug possession in the April death of a 2-month-old girl.

Investigators said an autopsy showed the baby had methamphetamine in her system. Ghee is scheduled to appear in court on the charges on Oct. 20.

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