Mercer County woman arrested for child neglect resulting in death


The Princeton Detachment of West Virginia State Police arrested a woman for child neglect resulting in death. On Thursday, April 14, 2016, Troopers responded to the Flat Top area of Mercer County for two possible overdoses. A 17-year-old boy was found unresponsive. Troopers said they also found Sallie Harvey, 56, at the scene. Police said the two had been using synthetic marijuana also known as “SPICE.”

The teen was taken to Princeton Community Hospital where he later died. Sallie Harvey was arrested and charged with child neglect resulting in death. The investigation is still ongoing.

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