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UPDATE: Janesville mom accused of fatally drugging her baby, bound over for trial

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MADISON (WKOW) --- The Janesville mother accused of killing her daughter by drugging her has been bound over for trial.

23-year-old Tallie Strommen says it was an accident.   Authorities say Strommen gave her 13-month-old daughter part of a methadone tablet to help the baby sleep.  The baby ended up dying the next morning.   Toxicology reports say the baby died from a drug overdose.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The Janesville mother accused of killing her daughter by drugging her is due in court today.

23-year-old Tallie Strommen is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Friday afternoon. Authorities say Strommen gave her 13-month-old daughter a piece of a methadone tablet last year to help the baby sleep. She found her daughter dead the next morning.

 A toxicology screening found that the daughter died from a drug overdose.

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