Police arrest mother in death of 5 month old child


Fort Wayne, IN (WOWO): Fort Wayne Police have arrested the mother of a baby who was unresponsive and brought to a local hospital Emergency Room Sunday Morning.

The Fort Wayne Police Department tells WOWO News that 30-year-old Jasmine Johnson of Fort Wayne has been arrested and charged with neglect of a dependent in the death of her baby, who was pronounced dead just after arrival at the hospital.

Doctors found what they called traumatic head injuries which included depressions in the baby’s skull.

Johnson admitted that she had been drinking all night with another person and that she woke up alone and found the child, 5-month-old Da’Coldest Antromik King Johnson, on the floor.

She was arraigned Monday in Allen County.

The child’s death was ruled a homicide by the Allen County Coroner’s office.


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