West Virginia couple accused of trying to sell baby for drugs

Mug shots of Ashely Harmon and Jonathan Flint. (Fayette County Sheriff's Office)

(FoxNews.com) - A West Virginia couple was arrested after they tried to sell the woman’s 3-month-old baby reportedly to buy drugs, authorities say.

Jonathan Flint, 20, and Ashley Harmon, 25, of Layland, West Virginia, attempted to sell the infant for $1,000 and then $500, WSAZ-TV reported.

Investigators believe Harmon and her fiancé were going to use the money to buy drugs, the station reported.

Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler was quoted in a press release as saying the case was shocking.

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