Sumner County woman charged in daughter's death

Her seven-month old daughter died in April

WELLINGTON, Kan - A Sumner County woman has been charged with first degree murder, child abuse and other counts in the death of her seven-month-old daughter. 

26-year-old Shelby Johnson appeared in court Thursday in Wellington to hear the charges.  Another hearing was scheduled for later this month. 

Johnson was arrested for the death of her daughter, Jesslinn Hulett.  Prosecutors said the girl was taken to a hospital in April and she was found to have injuries from blunt force trauma.  

 

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