Child's Death Results In Rhinelander Woman's Arrest

Apr 17, 2017

Ellen Tran
Credit Oneida County Sheriff's Department

A 28 year old Rhinelander woman has been arrested for second-degree reckless homicide following the death of an infant.

The Oneida County Sheriff's Department reports Friday evening they received an emergency call about a 20 month old child with shallow breathing in the town of Newbold.

When emergency help arrived, the child...later identified as Avery J. Edwards...was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander and later taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

The child later died.

After an investigation, Ellen L. Tran was taken into custody. The investigation is continuing.