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Parents in Indiana face new charges today after their 5-year-old shot and killed their toddler back in March.

The 16-month-old was killed on March 28. Newly released evidence shows that his 5-year-old brother had cocaine in his system. The report also states that the toddler had marijuana in his system.

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Deonta Johnson, 27, and Shatia Welch, 24, were arrested this week and now face several charges.

From FOX 8:

Court documents reveal that the parents have been charged with several felonies, including neglect of a dependent resulting in death, neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury, conspiracy to commit dealing in a narcotic drug, and possession of a narcotic drug.

To read the entire FOX 8 report, [click here].

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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