Beach mom charged following infant's death

Beach mom charged following infant's death

Credit: VBPD

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 13, 2013 at 5:59 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH -- The mother of a 13-month-old who died last November has been arrested, Virginia Beach Police said Friday.

Police charged 23-year-old Amanda Louise Barrington with one count of felony child neglect.

Police and forensics responded to the 200 block of Birch Lake Road on November 26, 2012 around 9:30 a.m. after receiving a report of a deceased infant.

In November, the baby's grandmother described the death as "unexpected," explaining to 13News that the baby was put down for a nap but never woke up.

Police have not released a cause of death.

Barrington is being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.

This case remains under investigation.
 



 

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