Suburban mother charged with murder of 9-month-old
JOLIET, Ill. — A woman is being charged with the murder of a 9-month-old baby.
Police said Shanquilla Garvey was staying at the Bel-Air Motel in Joliet, Ill., when she called for help, she told 911 that her baby girl was unresponsive.
Joliet police said the 9-month old had bruises and a fractured skull.
Garvey allegedly threw the baby into a drawer, then onto the floor.
She is being held without bond.
Her two other children are in the custody of child welfare.