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Baby Boy Dies in Pine Bluff, Mother Charged with Murder

Latasha Cannon, 22, was arrested Monday morning.
PINE BLUFF, AR - A young mother is charged with murder after her baby boy dies in Pine Bluff.

Latasha Cannon, 22, is being held at the Jefferson County Jail after being arrested this morning.

Pine Bluff Police say officers were called to a home on South Cedar Street around 8:00 this morning where someone had reported an unresponsive infant.

The baby boy, identified by police as Timothy McKnight, was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead two hours later.

His body was sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.


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