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One Year Old Child In Perryville Suffers Overdose

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(Perryville) A drug overdose suffered by a one-year-old child has resulted in two felony charges being filed against a Perryville man.

Dustin Diemert brought the child to Perry County Memorial Hospital Monday.

He told doctors he had found a capsule in the child’s mouth.

Narcan was administered after it was determined the child had suffered an overdose.

Investigators say Diemert told them the victim had accessed fentanyl he bought Monday morning.

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