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Mother out on bail now faces 1st degree murder charges

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WEBSTER PARISH, La. -

A mother is behind bars again, after the death of her 4-month old baby.

Brittany Tyson, who was out on bail on a charge of cruelty to a juvenile is now back in jail, facing homicide charges. Webster Parish authorities responded to the Southwood Apartments, Friday night and found the body of a 4-month old named Riley Tyson.

His mother, Brittany Tyson, admitted to shaking the child, but autopsy reports show the baby died of suffocation, after being laid down on his stomach with a blanket. Brittany Tyson is being held at the Webster Parish Jail. She now faces first degree murder charges.

 

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