A 19-year-old woman from Joppatowne has been charged with murder in connection with the death last week of her 9-month-old daughter, who police say was repeatedly injected with insulin.
Quecelia Yvette Baldeo, 19, aka Qucelia Baldeo, of the 900 block of Scannell Court, is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree child abuse resulting in death and first-degree assault in the death of Selena Olivia Weber, according to Maryland electronic court records.
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At approximately 1:33 p.m. on Jan. 29, sheriff's deputies responded to the Scannell Court address for a report of a child in cardiac arrest. As deputies arrived they were met by paramedics from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, who were administering emergency medical care to the child, later identified as the 9-month-old, Selena Weber.
The child was taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased at 2:18 p.m. At the same time EMS personnel were also requested to treat and transport Baldeo, who was suffering from lacerations to her wrist.