Region 8 mother charged after baby found dead

Parkin, AR (KAIT)- According to Parkin Chief of Police, Dean Davidson, 18-year old Rita Scott of Parkin was arrested Saturday night after her baby was found dead at 215 Stebbins Street.

Scott is charged with manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a minor on 3 counts. She is being held at the Cross County jail pending official charges Monday.

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