One-time Vincennes Resident Arrested in Homicide Investigation

VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) – A woman has been arrested in Ohio on a warrant charging her in connection with the beating death of her 17-months-old son in southwestern Indiana in 2009.

WFIE-TV reports ( ) 29-year-old former Vincennes resident Krista A. Brown is jailed in Franklin County, Ohio, pending extradition to Knox County.

She was arrested in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, two days after a Knox County judge issued an arrest warrant charging her with battery causing death of a victim less than 14 years of age in connection with the death Daniel Scott Brown II.

Vincennes authorities found the boy unresponsive on May 6, 2009. They say a medical and criminal investigation has shown his death to be a homicide.