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Valdosta mother charged in baby's death

Valdosta mother charged in baby's death
Posted at 10:55 AM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-28 09:06:25-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL)-- Police are charging a Valdosta mother with murder.

On Saturday morning around 8:50, they were called to the Hudson Dockett housing complex on South Fry Street about a two-month-old baby not breathing at an apartment.

The baby died at the scene. 

Police say the autopsy showed internal trauma to the infant. 

Authorities have ruled the child's death a homicide. 

Based on an investigation and physical evidence, the baby's mother, 24-year-old Ariel Kerbo, is being charged with second degree murder, cruelty to children in the second degree, and providing false statement.