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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Mulberry woman admits to shoving baby wipe down infants throat

As we first told you on Monday, a Crawford County woman is facing a a First Degree Murder charge after the death of her child last week in Mulberry.

Nancy Nicole Willliams admitted to officials that she shoved a baby wipe down the throat of the child in an effort to keep him from crying. The two month old child, Dakota, died before first respomnders could dislodge the wipe, which Williams intially claimed she was trying to use to stop bleeding from a cut gum.

Williams reportedly didn't tell first responders about the baby wipe because she "had other things on her mind"

Social media posts by Willliams on the day of her arrest to her Facebook timeline first referenced the loss of a loved one, and one poster commented on the death of "baby Dakota". In addition. on September 3, Williams posted the following:

Williams reportedly recently "aged out" out of the state Department of Human Services Department and her Facebook timeline lists her as being a resident of Wynne.

According to a source, she was a resident of The Lodge, a residential care facility that houses adults with serious chronic psychological diagnoses. According to the same sources, she became pregnant by another resident of the facility and moved out before the birth of her child.

Williams remains jailed on a $1,000,000 legally sufficient bond.

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