Dunwoody daycare owner arrested in infant's death

Amanda Harris Hickey (Dunwoody Police Department).

A daycare owner is facing a felony murder charge in the death of a 4-month-old in Dunwoody, according to police.

Dunwoody Police officers and the DeKalb County Fire Department were called to the Little Lovey daycare, located, on Leisure Lane, the afternoon of February 3 to a report of an unresponsive child.

Officers attempted resuscitation efforts on the 4-month-old before the child was taken to an area hospital. The infant was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Two days later, Dunwoody Police investigators arrested and charged 45-year-old Amanda Harris Hickey, the owner of the daycare, with felony murder and cruelty to children.

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