3 people arrested in connection to 3-yr-old’s death expected in court

Coroner: 3-year-old died from a drug overdose
Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 6:21 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2021 at 10:37 AM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Three people arrested in connection to the death of a three-year-old are expected to make a court appearance Tuesday.

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Jazmynn Brown is facing several charges including murder and dealing charges.

She lived in the same home as the child and the child’s mother.

Police say more than 5,000 fentanyl pills were found and the child had come into contact with some.

911 calls show the child wasn’t taken to the hospital and died the next day.

The Vanderburgh County Coroner tells us the child, Kamari Opperman, died from a fentanyl overdose.

Police say, Amber and Brandon Opperman, the child’s grandparents, told the mother to take the child to the hospital.

They are also expected in court, they are both facing neglect charges.

Three other people are also facing serious charges in this case.

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