Police: Neglected infant perishes; parents arrested

Photo of Vanessa Lagrue on March 30, 2015 (Photo courtesy Fountain County Jail)

KINGMAN, Ind. (WISH) – Police say the parents of a neglected baby girl were arrested on Monday for her death.

Photo of Timothy Briere on March 30, 2015 (Photo courtesy Fountain County Jail)
Photo of Timothy Briere on March 30, 2015 (Photo courtesy Fountain County Jail)

On October 8, 2014, two-month-old Mellanie Briere was pronounced deceased when EMS arrived at at her parent’s home, according to police.

On Monday, Indiana State Police went to a residence at the 10 block of West State Street and served arrest warrants to Timothy J. Briere, 20, and Vanessa M. Largue, 20, both of Kingman.

Both suspects were transported to the Fountain County Jail.

Briere and Largue both face possible charges of neglect of a child resulting in death, a Level 1 felony, and neglect of a child, a Level 6 felony.

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