February 12, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Update of Child Abuse Case

One-year old Vaniessa A. Baylor has died. The child’s father Kyle S. Baylor, 24, of Springfield is currently in the Greene County Jail on Felony Child Abuse charges. Police anticipate that those charges will be upgraded early next week.

Police were notified that the child died at 11:47 a.m. this morning at Cox South Medical Center. An autopsy will be performed by the Greene County Medical Examiner.

SPD Case Number: 10-5629

Media Contact: Major Kevin Routh, phone: 417-864-1754

Release authorized by: Major Kevin Routh

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd