Oklahoma City police investigating infant death as a homicide


Oklahoma City police say a baby girl, less than a month old, has died in the hospital, and her death is now being investigated as a homicide.

Police say on Jan. 25 officers responded to OU Children's Hospital regarding an infant brought in with a severe head injury. Willow Rose Shelton, born Jan. 3, 2018, died of her injuries on Feb. 2.

Investigators say they're sill trying to determine where the child was when the injury occurred, and who was caring for her.

So far, no arrests have been made in the case. Anyone with information should call the Homicide tip-line at (405) 297-1200.

Shelton's death is listed as the seventh homicide in Oklahoma City of 2018.

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