A 36-year-old woman faces a murder charge after her 2-year-old daughter was found dead in her apartment.
Marie J. Chishahayo has been charged with second-degree murder and four counts of child abuse or neglect, KCTV reports.
Court documents say a man identifying himself as Chishahayo’s brother saw the family Feb. 26 and that he didn’t see any problems then. On Sunday, a church van tried to pick the family up, but there was no answer.
Chishahayo’s brother said his wife went to the apartment Wednesday and saw somebody inside, but nobody answered the door.
On Thursday, he managed to get Chishahayo’s 9-year-old son to let him and his two children into the apartment. Chishahayo refused to let her brother go upstairs, saying the children were sleeping.
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