Police: Woman charged in baby's death during fight

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Terra Shanquelle Brown Terra Shanquelle Brown
Karen Lashun Harrison Karen Lashun Harrison
MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) -

Police in Georgia say another woman has been charged in the July death of a 3-month-old baby, who was dropped and fatally injured during a fight.

WALB-TV reports 30-year-old Terra Shanquelle Brown turned herself in Sunday and was charged with second-degree murder, second-degree child cruelty and affray.

Moultrie Police Lt. Freddie Williams says a then-pregnant Brown started fighting with Karen Lashun Harrison, who was holding her 3-month-old. Williams says Harrison dropped the baby and the 3-month-old later died from a head injury.

Williams says Harrison initially told police the baby fell from family friend Carneata Clark's arms and Clark corroborated the story. Harrison was charged with felony murder, cruelty to children and simple battery. Clark was charged with false statements and obstruction of an officer.

It's unclear whether Brown has an attorney.


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A Georgia woman is accused of dropping and fatally injuring her 3-month-old baby during an altercation with another woman.

WALB-TV reports 26-year-old Karen Lashun Harrison was charged with felony murder, cruelty to children and simple battery.

Moultrie Police Lt. Freddie Williams says Harrison got into a fight Friday with a woman at a beauty supply store and dropped the baby onto the pavement. The baby was taken to the hospital Saturday with a head injury where he later died.

Harrison told police the baby was injured when he fell from family friend Carneata Clark's arms. Clark corroborated the story. She's charged with false statements and obstruction of an officer.

The other woman involved in the fight hasn't been charged.

Williams says more arrests are possible.

It's unclear whether Harrison and Clark have attorneys.

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