Kansas mom charged with first-degree murder in the death of her infant daughter

Wichita, KANSAS – According to the court documents, her name is Neriah Dilley and she made her first court appearance Thursday.

Prosecutors say the 27-year-old mother was also charged with felony child abuse. 

This unfortunate incident occurred on Saturday. It happened in the 800 block of South Mission.

The responding officers found her 1-year-old daughter in critical condition.

The child, My’onna Townley, was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

The girl’s injuries included trauma on her body.

The defendant’s next court date was scheduled for October 28.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.