MACON, Mo. – The mother of a four year old who died, is now facing several charges related to the death.
Ashley Nicole Hamblen, 31, of Macon was charged Monday with felony endangering the welfare of a child, felony possession of a controlled substance and five misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charges. Emergency personnel were called to the 700 block of West Bourke Street on September 3 for an unresponsive child. Jace Hamblen was transported to Samaritan Hospital then flown to Columbia, where he passed away.
Ashley Hamblen was released from custody Tuesday, pending results of the autopsy.