Mother arrested in death of 2-year-old Missouri girl

May 16, 2018

BUFFALO, Mo. (AP) — Greene County authorities say a woman whose toddler died over the weekend has been arrested.

Two-year-old Kinzlea Kilgore died early Sunday after first responders were sent to a home in Buffalo for a medical emergency.

Buffalo police on Wednesday arrested, Kinzlea’s mother, 25-year-old Sierra Barrett, of Springfield, on suspicion of child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said Wednesday they had other “persons of interest” in the case.

No other details were immediately released.

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