Caretaker in jail after 7 week old baby placed on life support - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Caretaker in jail after 7 week old baby placed on life support

Akron Police vehicle. (WOIO File) Akron Police vehicle. (WOIO File)

A 49-year-old woman is behind bars, accused of abusing a 7-week-old baby. 

Laura Flores-Santillian is charged with felony child eng angering and felonious assault, and Akron Police say there could be additional charges. 

Police were called to a home on Chalker Street Thursday morning for an unresponsive baby. 

When police and EMS arrived, the baby was not breathing. She was taken to Akron Children's Hospital and is now on life support. Police say she had a severe head injury. 

Lt. Edwards with Akron Police says it appears Flores-Santillian ran some kind of daycare out of her home. There were other children present but they were not harmed. 

Police have hired an interpreter to speak with Flores-Santillian, as she doesn't speak English. 

A Grand Jury in Summit County will consider the charges on Sept. 11. 

She is being held in the Summit County Jail on $1 million bond. 

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