COUNCIL CHRONICLE- A 19-year-old South Carolina mother was recently arrested shortly after detectives found out that the woman has been lying about her child being abducted. The woman, who was charged with filing a fake police report, told the authorities that a white man wearing gloves ran away with her 11-month-old daughter, who was later found dead.
South Carolina Mother Refused to Say How the Toddler Died
On Tuesday, South Carolina authorities took 19-year-old Breanna Lewis into custody on suspicion of homicide.
According to the police report, the authorities issued a state-wide Amber Alert at approximately 4:00 a.m. following a call received from the South Carolina mother.
Lewis told the authorities that she was in front of the house, emptying her mailbox when an individual approached her from behind and punched her in the head.
Moreover, Lewis recalled that her assailant was wearing a black coat, white gloves, and driving a gold SUV.
Shortly after Lewis’ claimed that the individual kidnapped Harlee Lewis, her 11-month-old child, a police task force combed the county in search of the child. The Amber Alert was canceled later that day when the detectives realized that the woman must have been lying.
Jay Brooks, Chesterfield County Sheriff, declared that Lewis was arrested after his deputies found the infant’s body roughly 1,000 yards from Lewis’ home.
The deputies on scene said that the infant’s body was deposited in an empty diaper box. The South Carolina mother was arrested and charged with filing a fake police report.
According to Sheriff Brooks, Lewis’ charges could be later upgraded to first-degree murder and/or tampering with evidence. Pending the outcome of the investigation, Lewis was booked into the county prison.
The South Carolina mother refused to tell the authorities about how the infant died.
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