Frontenac Mother Charged With Toddler's Death

By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher
By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher

FRONTENAC, Kan. (AP) _ The mother of a 13-month-old boy who died five months ago in Frontenac is charged with murder in his death.

Crawford County authorities charged Cara M. Lloyd on Tuesday
with first-degree murder in the death of her son, identified in
court records as C.J. Jr.

The Joplin Globe reports Frontenac police were called to a Frontenac home on Oct. 29 concerning an unresponsive child. The child later died at a Pittsburg hospital.

County Attorney Michael Gayoso said the child died at the home
of a friend of the mother's. His father was in jail at the time.
Gayoso declined to say what caused the child's death.
Cara Lloyd is being held in the Crawford County Jail on $500,000
bond. It was not immediately clear if she had an attorney.


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