Shawnee mother and her boyfriend arrested after child dies

Whitney Breslin, 21, was arrested Sept. 5 in Shawnee on a complaint of first degree murder. (Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center) 

A Shawnee mother and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection to a young girl's death.

The Shawnee Police Department reports that just before noon Sept. 1 emergency crews were called to 1222 E. Highland after 2-year-old Jamie Murdock was found unresponsive. The girl had head and abdomen injuries.

Murdock was transported to a local hospital and later OU Children's Hospital, where she later died.

On Tuesday, the girl's mother 21-year-old Whitney Breslin and her boyfriend 22-year-old Cashe Graham were both arrested for first degree murder.

The case is still under investigation.

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