Autopsy reveals 1-year-old died from ‘battered child syndrome’


Malaya Huen

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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.

Source: WSOC

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