Mother Indicted for Toddler’s Drug Overdose Death

A Monmouth County Grand Jury has issued an indictment against a 26-year-old woman, Quanique Smith, following her 2-year-old son’s drug overdose death earlier this year in Asbury Park. The announcement was made on Monday by Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago. Smith faces several criminal charges. These include manstlaughter, child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance, and hindering apprehension. If she is conviction of aggravated manslaughter, Smith could a maximum of 30 years in prison. …

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