Woman charged after infant daughter found dead inside home - WNEM TV 5

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Woman charged after infant daughter found dead inside home

Posted: Updated: March 7, 2014 7:10 PM
CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Clarksville police have charged a 24-year-old mother in the death of her infant daughter Friday.

Neighbors say they heard a woman yelling and screaming just after 3:30 a.m. on the 1300 block of Sonja Drive.

Officers who responded to the scene found the body of 7-month-old Astrid Johnson inside the home.

Stefany Paige Johnson now faces one count of criminal homicide.

Neighbors say the residents of the home are a military family with two children. They are said to have lived there for seven months.

According to neighbors, the father of the family is currently deployed in Afghanistan.

Further details has not been released by investigators. If you have information that could help authorities in regards to this incident, police ask that you call 931-648-0656 ext. 5447.

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