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Funeral services set for Webster Parish infant

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WEBSTER PARISH, La. -

Brittany Tyson, 19, appeared in court Monday on first degree murder charges for the death of her 4-month-old son Riley Tyson.

Webster Parish Sheriff's deputies were called to Tyson's home 7:44 PM Friday where they found the infant unresponsive.

Police say Tyson admitted to shaking her son when he would not stop crying. She reportedly left the boy face down in his playpen for several hours after that.

Funeral services are as follow for Riley Tyson:

  • Visitation: 5-7 PM Tuesday at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Springhill
  • Funeral: 10 AM Wednesday at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel in Springhill
  • Burial will follow funeral services at Springhill City Cemetery

Tyson is charged with first degree murder and is currently housed at Bayou Dorcheat Correctional Facility.

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