Raleigh man admits he ‘partially submerged’ infant girl who later died, warrant says
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — There are new details in the case of a 10-month-old Raleigh girl who police say was murdered by her caretaker last October
CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE OF ALSTON AND MORE N.C. MUGSHOTSNewly released court documents obtained by CBS North Carolina indicate Marcus Alston, 20, changed his story regarding the circumstances which led up to the infant being found unresponsive in a Raleigh apartment on October 16.
Before Alston was charged with felony child abuse and murder, he made a gut-wrenching 911 call regarding his efforts to resuscitate 10-month-old Laniyh Pierce.
Caller: Her body is completely limp.
Dispatcher: OkayCaller: C’mon, you can’t die. Don’t die, please don’t die.
Before that, Alston spent more than five minutes on the phone with dispatchers.
Dispatcher: Is she awake?Caller: No, no. I’m doing mouth to mouth. I’m doing child CPR. Nothing’s working. She has boogers and stuff coming out of her nose while I do the CPR.
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