BROCKTON (WBSM) — An Onset man has been indicted on a manslaughter charge in the death of his son after methadone was discovered in the toddler's system

A Plymouth County grand jury returned indictments charging Donald Humes, 32, with one count of manslaughter and two counts of reckless endangerment of a child.

The Plymouth County District Attorney's Office announced the charges following an in-depth investigation into the 2022 death of two-and-a-half-year-old Cameron Humes.

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On April 24, 2022 at approximately 4:34 p.m., Wareham Police received a 911 call from Donald Humes that his son Cameron was unresponsive and not breathing.

Medical personnel, along with Wareham Police, responded to the home on Waban Avenue and began performing life-saving procedures on the unresponsive child.

The toddler was transported to Tobey Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Wareham Police and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit initiated an investigation into the death.

The Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that the manner of Cameron Humes's death was acute methadone intoxication.

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