STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A Stafford County day care worker has been charged with murder and neglect in the 2019 death of an infant.
Emergency responders were called to a home on Spinnaker Way on Nov. 12, 2019, around 5 p.m. for an unresponsive 4-month-old child. The infant was taken to a hospital and died on Nov. 15.
The investigation revealed the infant had been dropped off an at in-home day care and went into cardiac arrest while in the care of 57-year-old Teresa Council. An arrest warrant was issued nearly a year later for Council on charges of felony murder, involuntary manslaugher and child neglect.
On Sept. 18, 2020, Council was arrested during a traffic stop and is being held at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.
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