Toddler found in car with dead woman
NBC NEWS — Authorities say a Metairie woman left her toddler inside a car with a dead body.
Jessica Ockman, 33, faces child desertion and other drug-related charges after she was found unconscious in a Metairie gas station bathroom.
Inside the bathroom, investigators said they found marijuana, a lighter and spoon..
Detectives said Ockman's 20-month-old son and the body of a 22-year-old woman were found inside a car that had been sitting at a fuel pump for more than an hour.
Ockman was booked and released because of crowding. Her son underwent a medical evaluation and neighbors said he is staying with relatives.
Ockman is not being charged in the other woman's death.