death investigation

MALDEN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been charged in the death of a child in southeast Missouri.

According to the reports, Breon Danielle Lashay Hess, 25, was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter, child abuse and child endangerment. Bond is set at $250,000. No attorney is listed for her in online court records.

Malden police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control are investigating.