Update on Incident at 6240 Antoine
October 12, 2005 -- Charges
have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a baby
girl transported to a hospital from her home at 6240 Antoine about
3 a.m. on September 8.
The suspect, L.C. Fontenot Jr. (b/m, DOB 4/28/84),
has been charged with injury to a child in the 177th State District
Court. Fontenot was arrested without incident on Thursday (Oct.
The victim is identified as Gi'Auna McCullough,
14 months old, who suffered blunt force trauma to her head.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Carrillo and
Officer H. Chavez reported:
Baby Gi'Auna was taken to Texas Children's Hospital
for medical treatment on Sept. 8. She had been crying on and off
for a couple of hours before she was taken to the hospital, and
was not responding in her normal manner. The baby was examined
at the hospital and was found to have blunt trauma to her head.
She died at the hospital two days later (Sept. 10).
Updated: NJM/JFC 10-13-05
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