A mother in South Georgia is accused of dropping her 3-month-old child during a fight with another woman who, according to several media reports, led to the child's death.
The police told Albany-based news broadcaster WALB-TV that the child of the police had fallen from the arms of a friend, and the friend The 26-year-old Carneata Clark told them the same story, reported the news channel. A surveillance video showed, however, that Harrison and another woman were in a dispute at Thomas Beauty Supply on First Avenue on Friday and Harrison was the person dropping the child, the police said.
That's why AJC.com does not identify them. Clark was charged with false statements and disability, WALB-TV reported.
The baby was taken to Colquitt Regional Medical Center the following day for a head injury, where the child later died, the news channel reported. The child's body was sent for autopsy.
This is an ongoing investigation, and police said further arrests are possible. AJC.com has contacted the Moultrie police for more information about the investigation.
Moultrie is the administrative headquarters of Colquitt, located approximately 40 miles southeast of Albany and 200 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.
AJC.com has also contacted the Sheriff's Office of Colquitt County for more information about the custody of both suspects.
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