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Baby sitter charged with infant's murder in Jones County

A baby sitter has been charged with an open count of murder in the death of an seven-month-old infant.
Shaina Civils, 24, of Pollocksville was arrested Friday.

Jones County EMS responded to a Pollocksville home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

When they arrived, the baby was already dead.

Deputies with the Jones County Sheriff’s Office determined the death was suspicious and alerted the State Bureau of Investigation. 

A joint investigation by the SBI and Jones County Sheriff’s Office led the District Attorney to file a warrant for Civils.

The case is still under investigation. 

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