Babysitter allegedly killed 8-month-old boy with Benadryl

Posted at 7:59 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-03 19:59:13-04

Lori Conley. (Reynoldsburg Police Dept.)

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Police have arrested and charged a woman with murder and child endangering after the infant she was babysitting died.

Reynoldsburg police say they responded to Hammond Drive on May 13 for an unresponsive infant. The 8-month-old was taken to a hospital where he died.

According to police, an investigation revealed that the babysitter — Lori Conley– gave the boy a lethal dose of Benadryl to put him to sleep.

The Franklin County coroner confirms that as the cause of death. Conley was arrested today and charged in the infant’s death.