Tennessee Woman Accused of Child Murder
(Clarksville, Tennessee) A 24-year-old local wife whose husband is serving in Afghanistan, Stefany Paige Johnson, has been accused of killing her 7-month-old daughter.
Johnson faces a charge of criminal homicide.
According to reports, police entered Johnson’s home at 1311 Sonja Drive at 3:40 a.m. Friday morning after receiving reports of woman screaming. Johnson told police “Jesus came down” and took her baby to heaven while she was bathing the child.Johnson was booked into custody at the Montgomery County Jail.
Johnson was reportedly uncooperative and belligerent when police found her and the body of her baby, which was on the couch. The was no indication of any medical care for the child. Johnson was the sole child care provider in the household.