Coroner: Lexington Boy Died From Drinking Vinegar
The Fayette County coroner said Friday that autopsy results have revealed that a five-year-old Lexington boy who died in December died from drinking a large amount of vinegar.
Joseph Maoping Adams of Woodlawn Way in the Masterson Station subdivision died December 3 at UK Children's Hospital, after being found unresponsive in his home. The coroner said in the report that the death is now being investigated as a homicide.
Police told LEX 18, the young boy had a known medical issue and that his family gave him the vinegar.