Police: 2 people arrested in death of girl, 2, in Carthage
CARTHAGE (AP) - Police have arrested two people in the death of a 2-year-old girl in Carthage.
The Joplin Globe reports a 20-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, both residents of the same home, were arrested Saturday. According to Carthage police Chief Greg Dagnan, officers responded to a call about an unresponsive child at the home shortly after 8 a.m.
Dagnan said police will recommend the two suspects be charged with child abuse and child endangerment.