Tami Roughton is accused of providing or allowing the boy access to the drug in November 2012 at her home. The autopsy found Joe-Joe White had a lethal dose of methadone in his blood, but it's unknown how he ingested it.
The Olympian reported that Roughton was investigated by Child Protective Services in 2006 for allegedly giving a daughter methadone through a milk bottle. Roughton denied the accusation.
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