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Raleigh County man charged after baby dies from oxycodone overdose

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RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA) A Beckley man is charged in the death of his 9-month old daughter.

Jason Milam, 34, is charged with child neglect causing death after his infant daughter accidentally swallowed oxycodone pills.

According to Detective Sergeant W.G. Pannell, the baby was taken by ambulance from a home on Myers Avenue to Raleigh General Hospital on August 26. Pannell says the medical examiner's report revealed a lethal amount of oxycodone in the baby's system at the time of her death. 

Milam was arraigned in Raleigh County Court on Monday and is currently being held in Southern Regional Jail on $100,000 surety/cash bond.

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