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November 17, 2017

Baby sitter accused in infant girl's death in Farmington


Baby sitter accused in infant girl’s death in Farmington

Reagan L. Phifer FARMINGTON — Reagan L. Phifer, 20, of Farmington was arrested in Oklahoma…


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Reagan L. Phifer

FARMINGTON — Reagan L. Phifer, 20, of Farmington was arrested in Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the death of a 3-month-old girl, according to police.

Authorities took him into custody in Colcord, Okla., and he returned to Arkansas late Tuesday afternoon, police said.

An arrest warrant for first-degree murder was issued for Phifer earlier Tuesday.

Police were called July 27 to 294 Kelsey Lane for an unresponsive infant girl. The girl was airlifted to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock where she died the next day, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

The infant had injuries in different stages of healing when she died, including fractured ribs, leg fractures, brain injuries and a hand-shaped bruise on the back of her neck, according to the affidavit.

Her death was a result of the injuries she suffered in the previous two weeks, according to the affidavit.

Phifer had baby-sat the infant during the day the previous two weeks while the girl’s mother was at work. Phifer was present when police arrived July 27, according to the affidavit.

First-degree murder is punishable by a sentence of 10-40 years or life in prison.

NW News on 11/15/2017


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Baby sitter accused in infant girl’s death in Farmington


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