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1-year-old hospitalized after ingesting illegal drugs

WICHITA — A 1-year-old girl is in the hospital after ingesting illegal drugs at her home in south Wichita Tuesday night, police said.

Two adults — a 31-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman — were jailed after police found various illegal drugs in the house in the 1800 block of South Topeka.

The child was not breathing when paramedics arrived at the house at about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday following a call to 911. She was taken to Via Christi Hospital on East Harry, then transferred to Via Christi's hospital on St. Francis.

She is in the pediatric intensive care unit at the hospital, police said. Police said they found crack cocaine, marijuana, Ecstasy, and drug paraphernalia in the house.

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