- Associated Press - Monday, February 24, 2014

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County police say a woman faces felony murder charges in the death of her young child.

WSB-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1bFRXBv ) Meriel Bemis has been arrested. She was being held in the DeKalb County jail. It was not immediately clear whether she had a lawyer.

Police say Bemis’ boyfriend called 911 around 11:30 p.m. Sunday after finding the 3-year-old child lifeless in the apartment near Stone Mountain.

The child, whose name and gender weren’t immediately released, was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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Information from: WSB-TV, https://www.wsbtv.com/index.html

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