BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) Officials at Belmont County Job and Family Services were called to the scene of an overdose death in a Martins Ferry Thursday.

They confirm that the mother died of a drug overdose and a baby was found in the residence.

Department of Job and Family Services Director Jeff Felton credits Martins Ferry Police for quickly alerting them to the situation.

Felton says the baby, a girl, will turn one year old on Saturday.

He says she is safe now in a foster home.