Gardens mom arrested after children ingest cocaine

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (WFLX) - A Palm Beach Gardens mother faces child neglect charges after her two children test positive for cocaine.

Lori Barfield first came to the attention of police and DCF when she took her children to the hospital saying she feared they'd taken oxycodone.

Toxicology reports actually showed the children somehow ingested cocaine. An investigation at the home revealed the children living in deplorable conditions.

Barfield is now out of jail on bond. Her two children have been taken into protective custody.

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