DA: Baby died after being given anti-psychotic medication

Thursday, December 07, 2017 06:26PM
DA: Baby died after being given anti-psychotic meds. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on December 7, 2017.


DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. - A Chester County man has been charged with murdering his ten-month-old daughter by giving her anti-psychotic medication.

Authorities say 41-year-old Jamal Bailey called 911 back on April 26.

When police arrived at his Downingtown home they found his baby unresponsive.

An autopsy later revealed the girl died from Seroquel intoxication.

Police say at first Bailey admitted he gave the baby pills to help her sleep, but later changed his story several times - including one version in which he allegedly said the child opened the pill bottle on her own.

Bailey has been charged with third-degree murder

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