Woman Charged with Manslaughter in Connection to Infant Death

Apr 14, 2017

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A Kentucky woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of a baby. 

The Kentucky New Era reports that Hopkinsville Police Department Lt. Jefferson Alexander says police responded to a home on a report of a 10-month-old infant not breathing.

20-year-old Desiree A. Catlett was charged Thursday with second-degree manslaughter as a result of the incident. The indictment warrant was signed March 28.

She remains in jail on a $10,000 bond. No information has been provided as to the date of the incident or Catlett's relation to the baby.

Neither Alexander no the indictment warrant provide any other details.