Woman facing charges after overdosing while 7 months pregnant


1Kasey Dischman

A Butler County woman is facing charges after she overdosed while seven months pregnant, police said.

Kasey Dischman, 30, overdosed in her East Butler home on Friday, days after getting out of jail for retail theft, authorities said. In order to try to save her baby, doctors had to deliver the girl by performing an emergency cesarean section.

Pennsylvania State Police said they are charging Dischman, who is recovering in a hospital, with aggravated assault on an unborn child. Article continues on the next pages.