Arkansas mother arrested after baby found dead in dryer, officials say

A mother in Poinsett County, Arkansas, is facing murder charges after her infant daughter was found dead in a dryer, officials say.

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Tyra Neal, 25, was arrested after deputies found 1-month-old Caseleigh dead at a mobile home on Tuesday, according to WHBQ.

Two family members told WHBQ the baby's father discovered the infant dead inside the dryer.

Neal has been charged with second-degree murder and abuse of a corpse.

Caseleigh’s cause of death was ruled to be "thermal injuries," according to the Poinsett County Sheriff's Office.

Neal is jailed on a $1 million bond, WHBQ reports.

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