Ohio babysitter charged with murder after baby dies of Benadryl overdose

Lori Conley (Photo: Reynoldsburg Police Department)

REYNOLDSBURG OH (WATE) – A babysitter in Ohio has been charged after police said she gave an 8-month-old child too much Bendaryl.

Reynoldsburg Police Department said Lori Conley, 43, was charged with murder and child endangerment. Police said Conley gave the baby Benadryl to put him to sleep.

On May 13 at 2:20 p.m. medics were called to Conley’s home for a report of an unresponsive infant. The baby was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Franklin County Coroner said Conley gave the 8-month-old a “lethal dose” of Benadryl.

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