Panhandle Mother Charged With Death Of Newborn

ARRESTED | Tonisha Crowell Source: Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
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Associated Press News Release

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Panhandle woman faces charges in the death of her newborn daughter.

Officials tell The Northwest Florida Daily News ( ) the woman faces charges of first-degree non-premeditated murder and aggravated child abuse. Investigators say the woman left the 7-pound newborn in a white garbage bag outside her home after giving birth.

Emergency workers tried but failed to revive the infant.


Information from: Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.),

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