(CLICKORLANDO) — CASSELBERRY, Fla. - A Casselberry mother was arrested on allegations of refusing to take her newborn, diagnosed by a doctor as dehydrated, to a hospital because of her staunch vegan stance.
Sarah Anne Markham was arrested Tuesday on a charge of child neglect.
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According to Casselberry police, a pediatrician told Markham that her baby needed to be admitted to Florida Hospital South for treatment because the child was dehydrated and was losing weight.
Markham, however, went home and would not answer when officers knocked at her door.