Seymour woman arrested for Neglect of a Dependent and Battery

first_imgSeymour, IN —Wednesday a Seymour woman was arrested on allegations of neglect of a dependent and battery charges following an investigation into the battery of a newborn baby and a separate juvenile.The investigation began shortly around 7 pm when troopers responded to a residence on East County Road 700 North near Seymour to conduct a welfare check on a four-week-old baby at the home. Upon arriving, troopers located the baby who had been injured. The investigation determined that the male baby as well as a 15-year-old female at the residence had allegedly been battered by Amanda Jean Miller, age 36, shortly before officers were called to the home. Investigators also determined that Miller appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance while they spoke to her.The baby was transported to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour before being transferred to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries.Amanda Miller was arrested on allegations of Domestic Battery in the Presence of a Minor, Domestic Battery on a Victim Under the Age of 14, and Neglect of a Dependent.The investigation by Detectives with the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post is ongoing.last_img

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