Southeast Missouri woman charged with murder after infant death

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

CAMPBELL, Mo. -- A 24-year-old Campbell woman was recently arrested and now faces second-degree murder charges stemming from the death of a one-month-old infant.

According to Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney Steve Sokoloff, JoAnn Faucett, 24, was arrested after authorities discovered a dead infant who appeared to have been strangled to death.

No more details were released about the incident.

Faucett was arrested and is being held at the Dunklin County Justice Center on a $100,000 bond.

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