18-year-old arrested for her baby’s death by child abuse
ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO) – A teenager has been arrested for the death of an infant in Orangeburg County.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Tyasia Lambright, 18, was charged with homicide by child abuse.
An arrest warrant says Monday (7/30) night, a one-month-old was brought to the hospital suffering from cardiac arrest and had swollen eyes.
An 18-year-old has been arrested for the death of an infant. According to the @OburgSO the 1-month-old baby was taken to the hospital in cardiac arrest and swollen eyes. Official charge is homicide by child abuse. #SCnews pic.twitter.com/mxiGmERJoL
— Josh Berry (@_joshberry) August 3, 2018
The investigation revealed the infant’s death was brought on by physical injuries inflicted by Lambright.
Investigators say the child suffered from blunt force injuries which resulted in death.
Lambright faces a minimum of 20 years in prison and up to life, if convicted of the charge.