Mom charged after son's weekend death

Amy Covyeow-Dorner (source: Shelby County Jail)
Amy Covyeow-Dorner (source: Shelby County Jail)

Taylorsville, KY - Posted by Amy Kelch- email

TAYLORSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Taylorsville woman has been charged in connection with the death of her 3-month old son over the weekend.

Kentucky State Police say they were called to Amy Covyeow-Dorner's home in Taylorsville early on the morning of May 15.

Police say Covyeow-Dorner was under the influence of illegal drugs Friday night when she placed her son, Ty, on a living room chair to sleep, and the boy died sometime overnight.

Covyeow-Dorner is charged with reckless homicide and three counts of wanton endangerment. She was being held in the Shelby County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

Three other children were in the house when the baby died.

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