Father gets jail time after overdosing in daughter's hospital room

Father gets jail time after overdosing in daughter's hospital room
Wesley Landers leaving court on Thursday, March 24. (FOX19 NOW Photo/Mike Woeste)
Wesley Landers leaving court on Thursday, March 24. (FOX19 NOW Photo/Mike Woeste)
Mary Ann and Wesley Landers (Photo: Facebook)
Mary Ann and Wesley Landers (Photo: Facebook)
Wesley Landers (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Wesley Landers (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The father who overdosed on heroin in his 7-month-old daughter's room at Cincinnati Children's Hospital will spend two years in prison.

Wesley Landers, 32, was found unresponsive with a handgun and three heroin syringes inside a private bathroom in his daughter's room in January, court documents state.

Medical staff entered the child's room to find his wife, Mary Ann Landers, 32 unconscious with a needle in her arm, according to police. She was determined to be deceased.

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Landers was found with a handgun in his pants pocket, according to a police complaint.  Mary Ann was also found with a firearm, sources said.

Landers was sentenced Thursday after he pleaded guilty to possession of heroin, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drug instruments earlier this week.

The family is from Alabama. The Landers' came to Cincinnati for a trachea reconstruction surgery, according to their GoFundMe page.

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