Oklahoma (Leighanne Manwarren-Newsok) – A 14-year-old mother being held on a murder complaint told police she lost her temper and threw her baby into his crib, according to a court document filed Tuesday.
Jennifer Respicio is being held in the Oklahoma County jail without bail, jail officials said Wednesday.
Her 7-month-old son, Jaidyn Respicio, died of blunt force trauma to his abdomen and chest, according to the state medical examiner’s spokeswoman. His death was ruled a homicide, spokeswoman Amy Elliott said.
The baby was taken to OU Medical Center about 6:50 a.m. Sunday and died about 7:55 a.m.