Parents arrested for child's death

Local - 10/9/2013 4:51 PM
ALTA - A Greenbrier County couple is behind bars for the death of their infant child. Trooper T.A. Hersman with State Police tells Newswatch Richard McDaniel and Candice Guilford were arrested Wednesday following the death of their nine-month-old son Cody J. McDaniel. Police say a 9-1-1 call for an unresponsive infant made by one of the suspects Monday was investigated at the Alta Apartments in Alta.  The infant was found dead upon arrival. The two-day investigation indicates a pattern of neglect leading to the death of the infant. The couple was arrested Wednesday at their residence.  Both suspects were arraigned and placed on $100,000 bond and placed in Southern Regional Jail. A preliminary hearing by law is to be scheduled within the next ten days.


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