Mother Overdoses on Heroin With Child in Car

Laura Pelleteri of Manchester, NH, placed under arrest, child released to his father

A woman in Manchester, New Hampshire, overdosed on heroin Sunday with her six-year-old son in her car.

Police were dispatched to the parking lot of Walgreens, located at 227 S. Main St.

Laura Pelleteri, 45, of 109 Eastern Ave., was given Narcan.

Police found Pelleteri to be in possession of two small bags of heroin.

She was transported to a hospital for additional treatment, and the child was released to the custody of his father.

Pelleteri faces charges of possession of a controlled drug, and endangering the welfare of a child.

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