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Arkansas infant found dead in dryer, family says; mother charged

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The Arkansas home where a 1-month-old was found dead (Credit: WREG via CBS News) The Arkansas home where a 1-month-old was found dead (Credit: WREG via CBS News)

POINSETT COUNTY, Ark. (CBS News)— A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her one-month-old daughter who relatives say was found inside a dryer, reports CBS affiliate WREG. According to Sheriff Kevin Molder, 25-year-old Tyra Neal was arrested after deputies found the infant dead at a mobile home near the Jackson County line around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Two of the baby’s aunts told WREG the infant’s father found the girl dead inside a dryer.

They said both he and Neal were initially arrested, but that charges against him were later dropped.

Neal was charged with second degree murder and abuse of a corpse. She was given a $1 million cash-only bond during a court appearance on Thursday, the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Department said.

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