murder charge in death of toddler found in car
24-year-old Tattnall County woman faces murder and child cruelty charges in
connection with her son’s death, the GBI said Monday.
Camacho is accused of leaving her 3-year-old, Jakob Camacho, in a car July
28 outside the family’s home in Reidsville.
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Tattnall County is about
200 miles southeast of Atlanta and about 70 miles west of Savannah.
The mother called police about 7 p.m. and reported the boy missing,
according to the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office. Aid was rendered and EMS
responded for medical treatment, but the boy was pronounced dead, GBI
An autopsy was performed at the GBI Crime Lab in
Savannah and an investigation is ongoing.
Camacho is being held at
the Tattnall County Jail.