A church daycare has come under fire after it was revealed that employees mixed medication with candy meant for the children in an effort to help them sleep longer during nap time.
Police investigators from Springfield township, located outside Cincinnati, believe that workers at Covenant Apostolic Church Daycare gave over-the-counter drug Melatonin to many of the children that attend daycare.
In a latter sent home to parents, local authorities made known that they currently have no knowledge into who was involved in this heinous act specifically, but noted that daycare officials are cooperating fully with all enforcement officials involved.
Melatonin is a substance produced naturally in the brain that is mean to control the sleep and wake cycles of people that may not have natural control over these important physical occurrences.
The drug is currently not FDA approved and is said to have several “interesting side effects, including headaches, abdominal discomfort, nightmares, and sleepwalking.