Deputies charged Brienna Craig with first-degree murder while engaged in aggravated child abuse when they received the autopsy results of the infant who died in March. Deputies arrested Craig for child abuse.
The autopsy results from the medical examiner’s office came on on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. But the child died at the hospital on March 20, 2020. The autopsy result proved the two-month-old baby’s death a ‘homicide‘.
According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Brienna Craig is facing first-degree murder charges for the death of an infant in her care.
In April 2019, detectives said St. Joseph’s Hospital notified them of a two-month-old patient who suffered numerous injuries consistent with the shaken baby syndrome was left paralyzed. Deputies arrested Craig for child abuse
“This is absolutely tragic and our anger toward Craig is immeasurable,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “The thought of an innocent child suffering at the hands of a grown adult is horrifying and unthinkable. Although nothing will bring this child back, we will ensure Brienna Craig is punished for her evil actions.”