#DEVELOPING- 3 family members charged with #Murder in #UnionCity #GA baby death



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(CHANNEL 1 ATLANTA) UNION CITY, GA.)
[UPDATED: 11: 25 AM ET WEDNESDAY 4/18/12]

Police in Union City GA have charged 3 people this morning in the death of a 9 month old baby. Police say they were called to a home on Goodson St. Monday after it was reported a baby girl was found unresponsive in her crib. EMS crews preformed CPR on the girl as she was being rushed to South Fulton Medical Center. She was pronounced dead on arrival.

After an investigation, Union City Police charged Cella Copeland, with murder and cruelty to children. Also charged is the step-father, Otis Lee Bennett. He is facing charges of murder, cruelty to children and aggravated assault. Another family member, Hetty Bennett, is facing charges of cruelty to children.

Police are not releasing any further infomation at this time as they say the investigation continues.

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