Drug-addict mum, 25, wanted for murder after giving birth to stillborn baby with six times the toxic level of meth

DESPERATE family members are calling for a Californian woman accused of murdering her stillborn son to hand herself into the police.

Chelsea Becker, 25, is understood to be on the run after medical professionals found her baby boy was born with more than six times the toxic level of meth in his system.

Police issued an arrest warrant for 25-year-old Chelsea Becker on the charge of murder.
Kings County Sheriff's Office

Detective Sgt. Justin Vallin said the mother used drugs throughout her three previous pregnancies and each baby had been exposed to meth.

He said: “The levels of methamphetamine in this baby’s system were such high levels, even for an adult, so we believe that she was using almost the entire time she was pregnant.”

He also said Becker admitted to using meth just days before giving birth.

The bail amount is $5 million (£3,881,650) but Becker’s family are calling for her to turn herself in.

Her cousin Terra Ordonez said: “I’m excited for her to straighten up and get clean because I know she’s smart enough to get out of it.

“Hopefully, it’s an eye-opener for a lot of women who are struggling.

“If you’re pregnant, scream for help.”

Becker’s aunt Julie Lance, adopted 3-year-old Troy and has custody of 1-year-old Silas.

Becker’s eldest, a 4-year-old, was adopted outside of the family.

Lance says Becker and Silas have a strong bond, and it’s not too late for her to be a part of his life.

She said: “If she wants to see him, she needs to turn herself in.

“I know she loves him, and if there’s anything in the world that she wants, it’s this baby.

“She needs to turn herself in.”

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