Following an autopsy the mother has been arrested. Tuesday evening 22 year old Aishia Marie Pacheco was charged with a count of 2nd degree murder. Alexander County Sheriff Chris Bowman said this morning that evidence compelled his office to file the charges. Pacheco is being held in the Alexander County Detention Center under a $1,000,000 bond.
***UPDATE*** Pacheco made her first court appearance this morning in Taylorsville before Judge Ed Hedrick IV. She asked for and was granted Joel Harbinson as her court appointed attorney.