Clarksville Mother Charged With 7-Month-Old Daughter's Death

Posted at 8:17 PM, Mar 07, 2014

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A Montgomery County woman has been charged in the death of her infant daughter.

Officials with the Clarksville Police Department said 24-year-old Stefany Paige Johnson has been charged with Criminal Homicide after the death of 7-month-old daughter Astrid Johnson.

Officers were called to the 1300 block of Sonja Drive around 3:40 a.m. Friday due to reports of a woman yelling and screaming. When they got on the scene, they found a deceased person inside the residence.

The circumstances of the infant's death were not immediately known. Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Johnson has been booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

No other details were known. 

Anyone with information has been asked to call The Clarksville Police Department at 931-648-0656.