10-year-old girl detained in infant's death

Posted: 12:35 PM, Nov 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-05 13:58:21-05
10-year-old girl detained in infant's death

A 10-year-old girl is in police custody after being accused of killing a 6-month-old infant at a daycare near Chippewa Falls.

According to Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk, it happened Oct. 30 around 4:30 p.m. at a daycare in the Town of Tilden. According to Kowalczyk, a 10-year-old girl at the daycare confessed to her involvement in the death. 

The baby boy was found bleeding from the head and was taken to an area hospital where the baby then flown to St. Paul. A doctor attending the baby told investigators the death was not an accident.

The girl is currently in the adult court system and appeared in Chippewa County Court on Monday morning. A cash bond was set at $50,000. 

The sheriff says the death is still under investigation.