Infant found dead in Augusta mobile home park

Charges filed against parents

Sunday, April 15, 2012 2:05 PM
Last updated Monday, April 16, 2012 12:43 AM
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The parents of an infant found dead at a mobile home park Sunday have been charged.

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Aileen Wright
Aileen Wright

At 8:15 a.m., deputies were called to Pine View mobile home park in the 2000 block of Gordon Highway, where they found a dead 5-month-old, Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Dan Carrier said.

Investigators found the home to be in “deplorable condition,” and the infant had “numerous nonhuman bite marks in various stages of healing,” Carrier said.

There were four other children in the home, ages 1, 3, 5 and 6. All four were examined at the scene and no injuries were found.

The Division of Family and Children Services was notified, and the children were handed over to the agency.

The mother of all the children, Aileen Wright, 26, and the father of the infant and the 1-year-old, Nicholas Womack Sr., 24, are being held at the Richmond County Jail on charges of cruelty to children in the second degree and four counts of deprivation of a minor.

More charges could be brought after the infant’s autopsy, Carrier said.

The infant was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investi­gation crime lab for the autopsy.

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Simply Lovely
Simply Lovely 04/17/12 - 10:08 pm
I'm not playing the devils

I'm not playing the devils advocate here. I'm merely making an observation. People can dislike what I have said, it doesn't bother me but I do ponder how people just automatically jump to the worse case scenarios with limited information. I'm not defending anyone, I'm saying there are other options as to what may have occurred. We don't necessarily know. It's sickening at some of the comments that you read in this forum. I wonder why people thumbs down the comments that absolutely could be valid? I said nothing that could not be validated. What if the child had been receiving medical care for the issues that were at hand? We don't know that do we? We don't know what's what about these parents. That is the truth. What maybe filthy to one, maybe immaculate to the other. There is no pictures or anything to substantiate these claims that are made. Again, it is sad that a child lost their life. It's just, in my opinion, disgusting at so many of these comments are simply irrelevant to the situation at hand and the cheap shots people throw at individuals who can not defend themselves. People always complain about this issue and that issue, but are they being productive at making the changes they want to see? People, in my opinion, often throw out these unrealistic standards that themselves aren't even living up to. There is a good deal of information missing in this article and some people either don't see it or refuse to see it. I just would like for people to think outside of the box, use their own minds, and form their ideas and thoughts through validated methods. :)

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