NC police charge teen mother with killing infant son

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Daniela Villarreal (WSOC)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested a teenager, accusing her of murdering her infant son.

Police arrested 17-year-old Daniela Villarreal Tuesday.They found the boy — Luis Miguel Jr. — unresponsive at his home on Canterwood Drive Tuesday morning. Paramedics transported the child, who was just 26 days old, to Carolinas Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Villarreal physically assaulted her son, killing him.

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