Gainesville mom faces murder charge after 4-month-old girl dies from suffocation

LaQuicia Jackson

Credit: Hall County Sheriff's Office

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LaQuicia Jackson

Credit: Hall County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Hall County Sheriff's Office

A mother is accused of suffocating her daughter in Gainesville, authorities said.

LaQuicia Jackson, 32, faces a murder charge in connection with the death of her 4-month-old, Gainesville police said in a news release.

Just before 7:30 a.m. Monday, officers responded to the Summit Street Apartments and found the girl unresponsive, the release said. According to a police incident report obtained by AJC.com, the girl was described as suffering from cardiac arrest before the 911 call.

The child was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

The incident report does not mention that Jackson was at the scene when officers arrived. No information was provided about a possible motive.

Jackson was booked on Tuesday into the Hall County Jail, where she remains without bond, according to jail records.

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