Woman arrested after girl, 9, ate crack cocaine

Kimberly Losurdo tells deputies child thought it was candy

 UPDATED 6:44 AM HST Dec 28, 2012
SPRING HILL, Fla. -

A north Florida woman is facing child abuse charges after deputies said a 9-year-old girl in her care ate a piece of crack cocaine.

Hernando County Fire Rescue officials were called to the home of Kimberly Losurdo after the child began having convulsions.

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The child was taken to a hospital where blood tests revealed crack cocaine in the bloodstream.

Losurdo, 45, told deputies the child probably thought the crack was candy.

The girl is now in the custody of DCF.

A check of the Hernando County Sheriff's website showed that this latest incident is Losurdo's fifth arrest in two years.

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