Pulaski mother charged with felony murder, child abuse in toddler death

PULASKI, Va. – A Pulaski woman is now charged with felony murder after her three-year-old son died of cardiac arrest. 

On February 24, police responded to Meadowview Apartments concerning a child in cardiac arrest. Officers and EMS personnel attempted to revive the child without success.  

This week, a grand jury returned an indictment charging Amber Renee Lucas, 28, with felony murder and child abuse resulting in a death.

At this time, police have not provided any details on what may have led to the boy's cardiac arrest. 

Lucas is being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.