The toxic pesticides killed her infant son Jacob Whitfield and left her and her older son with serious respiratory problems. The woman called 911 to report her son's labored breathing - and local Williamston area hospital officials found that all three members of the family were covered in dangerous pesticides. The mother was placed on a respiratory at Greenville Memorial Hospital following the incident. The older son was rushed to intensive care in critical condition.
It is expected that Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown will confirm the death by pesticides in the coming weeks following toxicology tests.