Philadelphia Police and the Department of Human Services are now investigating this awful incident.


David Gambacorta writes;

Those tasked with getting to the bottom of the mother's condition - and whether the child was ever put in harm's way - were frustrated by the fact that no one on the bus bothered to try and help the little girl or contact authorities.

"When you have a person doing the 'heroin nod' and a little girl is trying to hold her head up, that's horrifying," said SEPTA Police Chief Tom Nestel.

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