Report: Mother Of Rescued ‘Baby Lily’ Had Drugs In System

Mother Of Rescued 'Baby Lily' Had Drugs In System
First responders seen on body cam as they work desperately to save Baby Lily who was found in back of a submerged car in the Spanish Fork River in March 2015. Photo: YouTube

SPANISH FORK – Nov. 18, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) ─ A toxicology report on Lynne Jennifer Groesbeck was released on Wednesday.

Groesbeck was the mother who was found dead March 7 in her overturned car, in the Spanish Fork River, with daughter Lily, 18-months-old, still alive in her car seat. 
The medical examiner’s report concluded that Groesbeck died of blunt force trauma, and had a mix of multiple drugs in her system at the time of her death.
Spanish Fork Police reported earlier that they had found marijuana in Groesbeck’s purse, along with a syringe.
The toxicology report issued Wednesday confirmed the presence of marijuana, morphine and clonazepam.Groesbeck was returning home from a visit with family members when she and her young daughter Lily disappeared.Groesbeck’s car was spotted by the next day by a fisherman who came upon the submerged vehicle upside down in the Spanish Fork River.  Groesbeck was dead inside the vehicle, but her child was found alive strapped into her car seat.

The dramatic video of rescuers pulling ‘Baby Lily’ from the freezing river made headlines across the U.S.


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