|Charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in the death of an infant at 2305 Bay Area Boulevard about 8 a.m. on June 5, 2018.
One suspect, Dylan Christian Daugherty (w/m, 23), is charged with murder in the 263rd State District Court. The other suspect, Aeriel Louise Spivey (w/f, 26), is charged with injury to a child-serious bodily injury in the same court. Both are accused in the death of their daughter, Brooklyn Daugherty, six weeks old, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Booking photos of both suspects are attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Brady and M. Casso reported:
On the morning of June 5, 2018, baby Brooklyn was found by her parents deceased in her crib in their apartment at the above address.
An autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences determined Brooklyn had suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries to her head and various parts of her body. An initial investigation determined there had been at least three incidents resulting in a variety of injuries that were in various states of healing.
Further investigation determined Dylan Daugherty and Aeriel Spivey were responsible for their daughter's death. They were taken into custody on Wednesday (February 13) without incident and subsequently charged for their involvement.
Dylan Christian Daugherty
Aeriel Louise Spivey