Parents plead guilty to son's overdose, 7-year-old survived - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Parents plead guilty to son's overdose, 7-year-old survived

Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff) Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff)
(Source: WOIO) (Source: WOIO)
BEREA, OH (WOIO) -

The Berea couple pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to child endangering and drug possession.

Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko's 7-year-old son overdosed on heroin at their Milton Street residence on Jan. 11. He survived.

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Simko was immediately sentenced to 36 months in prison and three years probation. She will receive credit for 166 days.

Dowdy will be sentenced on July 18 at 9 a.m.  

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