Autopsy: Ohio boy, 2, had drugs in his system at time of death

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IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Police have arrested an Ironton, Ohio man after a child, 2, died while in his care.

David E. Large, 36, faces child endangerment charges after the boy died on January 27.

First responders had gone to a home on a report of cardiac arrest. They transported the child to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

WSAZ reports an autopsy "revealed there were illegal drugs in the boy's system when he died, though it is unclear what those drugs were."

The investigation is ongoing.

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