Baby Manslaughter Suspect Arrested 19 Dec 13

A 19-year-old Arlington woman accused of accidentally killing her infant son is in custody in Las Vegas awaiting extradition back to Minnesota. Christina DeLeon is facing manslaughter and other charges for the death of her 8-month-old son, who drowned after allegedly being left unattended. A warrant was issued for her arrest around 2 weeks after the baby’s death when DeLeon allegedly purchased over a hundred dollars worth of baby formula with a WIC voucher for the deceased infant which she then allegedly attempted to sell on Facebook. She was arrested on a Felony Fraud warrant on December 10th, and is in a Las Vegas jail while arrangements are made to bring her back to Sibley County. She’s due in court on the manslaughter charges on January 2nd.