Autopsy reveals 1-year-old died from ‘battered child syndrome’
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Autopsy results reveal the injuries that killed a 1-year-old Kannapolis girl are consistent with battered child syndrome, according to a report.
WSOC reported that a medical examiner ruled that Malaya Huen died in January from a widespread infection caused by blunt force trauma to her stomach.
The autopsy report also showed that Malaya had a fractured collarbone and revealed that she had previous rib fractures.
The medical examiner did not find any evidence of sexual assault.
Charges may be pending.