LPD says mother arrested for aggravated assault of 1-year-old son who died

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Image of Quanisha Williams from Lubbock Co. Detention Center

LUBBOCK, Texas — The following is a press release from the Lubbock Police Department.

The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit, along with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals Office, arrested 35-year-old Quanisha Williams for first-degree felony aggravated assault for her role in an investigation from February that involved the death of a one-year-old.

Williams was taken into custody at approximately 7:45 a.m. September 30 in the 800 block of South 1st Street in Slaton. She was transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center and is being held on $500,000 bond.

Lubbock Police Officers originally received a call for service at 5:19 p.m. February 15 for a child that was not breathing and was unresponsive. The child, one-year-old Quayvon Williams, was transported by EMS to University Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

The continued investigation revealed injuries to Williams that resulted in his death.

(Press release from Lubbock Police)

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