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Reporters charged with child abuse after cocaine found in baby's system

Posted: 6:51 PM, Jun 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-30 13:39:08Z
An Arizona couple who were once TV news personalities is facing drug charges after tests revealed there was cocaine in their baby's system.
 
Oro Valley, Arizona police say 26-year-old Krystin Lisaius and husband Somchai Lisaius were indicted on charges of possession of a dangerous drug, drug paraphernalia and child abuse on June 9.
 
They made their first appearance in court on Monday.
 
Former TV news reporter Somchai Lisaius, 42, and  26-year-old Krystin Rae Lisaius, who worked at a Tucson station for a short time, have been charged with child abuse, possession of a dangerous drug and drug paraphernalia.
 
Riley said the baby was taken to the hospital on May 15 after being breast-fed and appearing to be in distress. Test revealed cocaine in the four-month-old's body.
 
The baby is living with a relative.