A Bloomington woman was arrested Thursday on a capital murder charge in connection with the death of her infant child.

Nakisha Shantay Barnes, 33, was arrested on a warrant charging her with capital murder a day after the death of the 1-month-old infant, according to a Victoria County Sheriff’s Office news release.

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Roy McLaurin

BLM, babies lives matter too.

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