Arkansas Mom Accused of Trying to Suffocate Baby

Shannon Delaine Heather, 31, of Conway_1506449295592_26870852_ver1.0_640_360_1506450510772.jpg

CONWAY, Ark. (KARK) — An Arkansas mother is in jail on $250,000 bond after being accused of trying to suffocate her 7-month-old child.

The Conway Police Department says Shannon Heather, 31, faces a charge of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder in the Second Degree.

Police say the alleged incident happened Friday at a home on Club Lane and was reported by the woman’s husband. 

Heather was booked into the Faulkner County Jail on Saturday.

An Oct. 16 court date has been set in the case.

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