Grandmother kills baby by putting opioid in sippy cup, gets 20 years

(Courtesy: WSPA)

PICKENS, SC (WSPA) – A Pickens woman was sentenced to 20 years for killing her grandson by putting OxyContin in his sippy cup, according to the solicitor’s office.

Angela Denise Brewer, 46, was convicted of homicide by child abuse on Thursday.

Prosecutors said Brewer was the sole caretaker of her 14 month old grandchild.

Brewer gave the child her OxyContin in a sippy cup on Oct. 17, 2014, according to the solicitor’s report.