Couple Charged In Daughter's Death

3:03 PM, Oct 7, 2013   |    comments
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YANCEYVILLE, N.C.-- A Roxboro, NC couple who was facing Felony Child Abuse charges are facing murder charges, involving the death of their 11 year-old daughter who died last month.

Deputies started an investigation of the girl's case in October 2010. Investigators said Danielle Lunsford was taken to Danville Regional Medical Center in cardiac arrest and unresponsive. Deputies reported that the child was also severely malnourished. Danielle remained on life support from October 2010 until her death September 13, deputies said in a news release. She was being cared for at Vidant Children's Hospital in Greenville, NC.

Monday, investigators with the Caswell County Sheriff's Office served Felony Murder warrants on Willie and Dominique Lunsford. Both defendants were placed in the Caswell County Detention Facility, under a $ 250,000.00 secured bond each.

Caswell County Sheriff's Office press release

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