Infant exposed to opiates possibly overdosed; 2 charged with child abuse 12/04/2020 12:42 pm PST Comments Davidson County via WGHP: DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) -- Two people are facing charges after the possible overdose of a 1-year-old in Davidson County, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Austin Kluttz Jr., 24, and Katie Kerr, 28, are each charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury. On Oct. 31, deputies came to the 1800 block of Lick Creek Church Road in reference to a possible overdose of a 1-year-old child. The child was taken to Thomasville Medical Center for treatment. After further investigation, Kluttz and Kerr were arrested and charged on Nov. 19. They were both placed in the Davidson County Jail under $50,000 secured bonds. The Lexington Dispatch reports Kerr "failed to secure drug paraphernalia containing an opiate controlled substance to prevent exposure to a 1-year-old child," her arrest warrant says. The opiate was not specified. The suspects' relationship to the child was also not specified. MORE: 2 face child abuse charges after possible overdose of 1-year-old in Davidson County - WGHP2 charged with child abuse after baby exposed to drugs - Lexington Dispatch #ChildAbuse #Drugs #NorthCarolina #Overdose #WGHP Related Stories Teaching assistant snorted drugs with teen before he died, officials say Parents found overdosed in car with baby in back seat at gas station Utah woman arrested at motel with dead man's body Florida man ate 4 bags of heroin before jumping out of ambulance: Sheriff Mom pleads guilty to murder in 5-year-old daughter's meth overdose Florida woman charged after toddler overdoses on drugs Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.