A drug addict is facing jail after giving his baby CRYSTAL METH to stop him crying.Miroslav Strnadov, 30, and his wife Silvia, 26, were arrested after taking the injured four month-old tot to hospital.
The youngster was so severely brain damaged that doctors said he was left “clinically dead.”
A hospital spokesman said: “They came into the waiting room with the unconscious baby in a pram and demanded to see a doctor.
“When we carried out checks it became apparent the child was in a critical state and had been given a strong dosage of drugs.”
Head doctor Anna Moracikova said: “The child’s brain is severely damaged and he is clinically dead.
“His chances of survival are minimal and he is being kept alive by a life support machine.”
Neighbours of the couple in the town of Prievidza in the north-western Slovak region of Horna Nitrawere, reacted with shock at the news.