Bond denied for Harris Co. mother accused of giving her son toxic amounts of drugs
HOUSTON - A 25-year-old mother has been charged in the death of her 6-year-old son in Harris County.
Ashley Marks is charged with capital murder in the death of Jason Sanchez-Marks.
According to court documents, Ashley Marks is accused of causing the death of Jason Sanchez-Marks by "administering toxic amounts of Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, and Diphenhydramine with Methamphetamine," in order to collect life insurance money.
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She is also accused of causing Jason’s death by "introducing methamphetamine and cocaine into the body," the documents said.
Court documents stated that Jason Sanchez-Marks died of an apparent overdose.
According to the District Attorney’s Office, there were two life insurance policies.
Marks appeared in court on Thursday afternoon where a judge denied her bond.
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