JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A mother was charged Monday with the murder of her 3-month-old son after drugs were found in his system by the Medical Examiner after his January death.
According to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Arrest Report, Jamie Pearl Jones, 27, tested positive for the same drugs that were later found in high levels in the system of 3-month-old Hunter Lawendowski: Alprazolam, Methadone and Oxycodone.
Jones was "acting out that she has a chip in her head, people can hear her, and hears voices," the JSO report detailed.
Hunter was sleeping on Jones' chest for several hours on January 14 at the home of Hunter's babysitter. The babysitter told police she checked on Jones and the baby several times during that time period as she went in and out of the apartment.
The babysitter woke Jones up around 6 p.m. when she noticed that Hunter was turning pale, the report detailed. Hunter was later pronounced dead at UF Health at Jacksonville.
Hunter was taken to different hospitals by his mother several times in the two weeks before his death because he couldn't breathe, according to the report. The child also tested positive for Oxycodone at birth, the Florida Department of Children and Families told JSO.
The Medical Examiner ruled Hunter's death as a homicide due to Acute Drug Toxicity.
Jones is not eligible for bond and is scheduled to appear in court on April 28.