Mom, Jewell Marie Hendricks, Kills Baby with Sleeping Bag, Say Utah Police

(Weber County Jail)
OGDEN, Utah (CBS/AP) Murder charges were filed Wednesday against 25-year-old mother Jewell Marie Hendricks, after she allegedly smothered her 2-month-old boy with a sleeping bag on Sunday.

Photo: Jewell Marie Hendricks' mug shot.

Court records state that doctors who examined her son, Robert, determined his skull had been fractured, his collarbone was broken, he had bruising to his head and arms, and bleeding in his eyes.

Hendricks has been charged with murder and remains in the Weber County Jail. She is being held without bail.


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