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Mother facing charges in baby's death permitted to attend funeral

Megin Gray, Source: Kenton County Detention Center Megin Gray, Source: Kenton County Detention Center

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) – The woman who woke from her drug and alcohol induced sleep to find her 9-month-old baby girl next to a baseboard heater with fatal burns, was allowed to go to her daughter's funeral on Thursday.

Megin Gray, 26, woke up Tuesday, January 18th around 11 a.m. and found her daughter next to a baseboard heater with burns from head to toe on the left side of her body. Gray rushed her daughter to the hospital, but the infant had already died.

Police say Gray had taken Xanax, Percocet with alcohol before going to sleep around 11 p.m. the night before. Gray lived on John Street in Covington, KY with the infant, her three other children, another couple and their child.

Police were called to the St. Elizabeth Covington Emergency Room around 11:30 p.m. Officials say the infant suffered from severe burns from head to toe on the left side of her body. Gray was arrested and charged with second degree criminal abuse. She is currently in the Kenton County Detention Center.

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