Ohio mother accused of microwaving her baby to death

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Authorities in Dayton, Ohio, say they suspect a month-old infant who died last year had been put in a microwave oven.

The head of the county coroner's office says it has evidence to back up that conclusion, and he says it's also is supported by police findings.

The baby girl's mother, China Arnold, was arrested yesterday and is charged with aggravated murder. In court today, a judge set bond at $1,000,000. Arnold's attorney says his client plans to plead not guilty.

The coroner's office says the baby showed no external burn marks, but an autopsy found she suffered internal heat injuries.

Police say a microwave has been taken as evidence.


KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 4770061 - kktv.com/a?a=4770061