Friday, November 21, 2014

Idaho State Police Arrest Kingston Woman for First Degree Murder of Infant Girl in August

Heather Lynn Crawford
Teresa Baker
Public Information Officer
700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 884-7122
Fax (208) 884-7087

For Immediate Release: 11/21/14 at 6:00 p.m.

COEUR D'ALENE - Detectives with the Idaho State Police arrested a Kingston woman today for First Degree Murder in the death of a 22 month-old girl that occurred on or about August 22nd near Kingston in Shoshone County. Investigators arrested Heather Lynn Crawford, 26 at her home this afternoon without incident.

Police were called to the home of the child during the early morning hours of August 23, 2014 when the child's father and his girlfriend, Crawford, reported that the child was found in her bed not breathing and unresponsive. First responders' attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful and the child was pronounced dead at the Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg.

Crawford was booked into the Shoshone County Jail and will be arraigned in Shoshone County Magistrate Court on Monday, November 24th.