Boy Also Had Alcohol in System–Was Legally Drunk
CANDLER, N.C.– A 4-year-old Buncombe County boy was legally drunk when he was beaten to death by someone who also broke the child’s ribs and teeth and bit him, according to an autopsy. A man who lived with his mother has been charged in his death. Trenton Michael Scott had a blood alcohol content of 0.12 percent, well above the legal limit for driving of 0.08 percent, according to the autopsy by a forensic pathologist at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Patrick Lantz told the Asheville Citizen-Times that he believes Trent ingested the alcohol.
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