A southeast Georgia woman has been indicted by a grand jury in the death of her baby.
Charity Ann Harrison was indicted this week on four felony offenses stemming from a December 24, 2022 incident in which Harrison was allegedly under the influence of methamphetamine.
According to the indictment filed this week, Harrison was under the influence of methamphetamine at a Screven County hotel when she delivered her baby girl, referred to as “Baby Girl Harrison.” The indictment alleges Harrison failed to render care or seek medical attention after giving birth in the hotel room. The baby died as a result, court documents say.
Harrison faces the following charges:
- Felony Murder
- Cruelty to Children in the 1st degree
- Murder in the 2nd degree
- Cruelty to Children in the 2nd degree
Harrison was arrested on charges of felony interference with government property, pedestrian under the influence, disorderly conduct, and obstruction in 2022. In August 2023, she was sentenced to 5 years probation and Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT).
She was also arrest for felony Terrorist Threats in December 2022 in Screven County for threatening to kill another woman.
The murder case is scheduled for arraignment in February. No additional information is available at this time. The case is assigned to Judge Ronald Thompson.