Illinois mother, 23, charged with murdering her five-month-old daughter, searched online for ‘ways to get rid of your child’ weeks before baby was found dead
- Joslynn Graham, 23, is charged with first degree murder over the death of her five-month-old daughter Emery Lyons on October 7
- Graham has reportedly been looking for “ways to get rid of your child” before the child’s death, prosecutors told a hearing Tuesday.
- Emery died of blunt force trauma and had multiple bruises on her face and head, according to an autopsy
- Witnesses said Graham had ‘expressed frustration with the child’ in the weeks leading up to the child’s death, prosecutors said
- Graham was arrested Saturday and her bail was set at $1 million in Fulton County Court on Tuesday
An Illinois mother accused of murdering her five-month-old daughter is said to have searched online for ways to “get rid of a child” just weeks before the girl died of blunt force trauma to the head.
Joslynn Graham, 23, was charged with first degree murder last weekend in the death of her daughter Emery Lyons at her home in Canton on Oct. 7.
During a hearing Tuesday, prosecutors said the mother’s phone had been used multiple times to look for “ways to get rid of your child,” police said. WEEK25.
Witnesses also told detectives that the young mother had “expressed frustration about the child” in recent weeks, the court heard.
An autopsy revealed that Emery died of blunt force trauma and had multiple bruises on her head and face.
Joslynn Graham, pictured, was charged this weekend with first degree murder in the death of her daughter Emery Lyons on Oct. 7
Either Graham or the baby’s father called 911 on Oct. 7, and emergency responders reported the baby was not breathing when they responded to the house.
Despite “long efforts” to resuscitate the child, she was pronounced dead at 6:15 p.m. last Thursday, the police said Canton Daily Ledger.
Graham was arrested Saturday in connection with the child’s death.
On Saturday, 23-year-old Joslynn Graham was arrested in connection with the death of her 5-month-old, Emery Lyons. If convicted, she could serve between 20 and 60 years in prison
Yesterday in Fulton County Court, the public defender appointed to Graham said she had “intent to file a plea of no-fault.”
Her bail was set at $1 million. She is currently being held in the Fulton County Jail.
She will appear again at Fulton County Courthouse on Thursday.
If convicted, Graham could face between 20 and 60 years in prison.
DailyMail.com was unable to reach the Fulton County Attorney’s office at press time.
Yesterday in Fulton County Court (pictured), the public defender appointed to Graham said she had “intent to file a plea of no-fault”