PITTSBURGH - Prosecutors have added an involuntary manslaughter charge against a Pittsburgh woman and her male housemate who were previously charged with endangering the woman's 18-month-old daughter who died, possibly from ingesting drugs that police say the adults had left out.
The Allegheny County district attorney's office added the charges against 24-year-old Sondra Rector and 62-year-old William Kablach because a blood test from the toddler's body has come back positive for opiates.
Investigators believe the girl may have ingested heroin her mother allegedly left out, or a morphine pill belonging to Kablach. The girl died on June 16 after her mother woke up from doing heroin to find the girl unresponsive.
Rector is jailed and court records don't list an attorney for her. Kablach's attorney hasn't returned a call for comment.