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6-month-old taken to hospital with a severe head injury, mom arrested after baby dies: report

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Source: MEGA; Covington police

Mar. 30 2022, Published 10:17 a.m. ET

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A mom is accused of killing her 6-month-old child who died earlier this month.

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The Covington Police Department in Louisiana started to investigate the case on March 23 after a juvenile went to the emergency room with severe head trauma.

The baby was taken to another hospital for more advanced care, according to Covington police.

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Investigators determined the injuries were caused by the victim’s mother Abisai Mejia-Gallo, according to Covington police. Though, police did not say how they believe the mom caused the injuries.

The victim died on March 26, police said.

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A mom is accused of killing her 6-month-old child who died earlier this month.

That day the child died, Mejia-Gallo was arrested in New Orleans and charged with second-degree murder.

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