9-Month Old Dies After Child Abuse From Mother

An 18 year-old mother is being charged with 1st degree  manslaughter and abuse or neglect of a child. 

Dakota Moore from Crane, Missouri was brought to the sheriff’s office for an interview after her 9 month-old baby has died. 

Moore said in the interview that she had kicked the child, and the autopsy shows the infant had traumatic injuries which were consistent with child abuse. 

Moore is currently being held in the Stone County Jail without bond.

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