- Associated Press - Sunday, February 28, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) - A Cleveland woman is in custody after being arrested on an aggravated murder charge in the death of her 3-year-old daughter.

Twenty-three-year-old Danielle Johnson was arrested Friday by members of a fugitive task force led by U.S. marshals.

Cleveland police say the child, Dashauna Watkins, died Wednesday night at a Cleveland children’s hospital.

A police spokeswoman says family members reported that Dashauna had a seizure while at home and lost consciousness. Her mother and a neighbor drove Dashauna to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The spokeswoman said bruises were found on the girl’s body. The Cuyahoga County medical examiner has ruled the death a homicide but hasn’t yet determined a cause of death.

Online court records don’t indicate if Johnson has an attorney.


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