SELMA, Texas – Although the Selma Police Department continues to be awaiting the toxicology outcomes from the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office, Veronica Kaprosy is warning different dad and mom as she suspects her 17-year-old daughter, Danica, died of a fentanyl overdose.
“You have to talk to your children about the what ifs,” Kaprosy stated. “Be more involved. Don’t give them that privacy.”
Kaprosy stated she discovered Danica final July in her bed room, simply over a month after her birthday. The teen was mendacity face down, unresponsive, on her mattress.
“I screamed for my husband, and we called 911,” Kaprosy stated. “We began to do CPR ‘til they got here, and, no, nothing.”
She said the first responders told them, “She had been gone for several hours.”
Kaprosy said they were at a loss as to what may have happened until she found a photo on her daughter’s cellphone of some drugs.
She stated Danica’s aunt acknowledged them from these she’d seen on tv as drugs that may very well be laced with the damaging opioid fentanyl.
Kaprosy stated the drugs are promoted on social media and in rap songs.
She urges different dad and mom, “Talk to your children. Bring it up. Show them pictures. Show them this is not good. It’s not right.”
Because different medication like Percocet or Xanax might be laced with small, deadly doses of fentanyl, Kaprosy stated, “You don’t even know you’re taking it.”
But as as to if her daughter had ever used them regardless of her warnings, Kaprosy stated, “Not that I’m aware.”
She stated nothing appeared uncommon the night time her daughter died.
Danica had taken the cheeseburger and rooster nuggets her dad and mom had introduced her into her bed room, the place she usually ate whereas listening to music.
She stated her daughter had been working as a hostess at a well-liked Mexican restaurant in Schertz, incomes her personal money for the primary time.
“She paid for a phone. She paid for her own things, starting to be an adult,” Kaprosy stated.
But, she stated, it’s doable Danica additionally paid for the drugs she might have taken.
Kaprosy and her sister, Valerie Hoyt, stated they’re nicely conscious of the three youngsters in Hays County who died of fentanyl overdoses.
“It’s out there, very close to home,” Hoyt stated. “We didn’t expect it to be in our home.”
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