Police Investigate Three-Day-Old Baby's Death

Jun. 2, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WXTX) - Columbus Police are investigating the death of a baby who died from blunt force trauma to the head.

The three-day-old baby was pronounced dead at Martin Army Hospital just before 4:00 a.m. Sunday, after her parents brought her in for breathing problems.

So far the case is being ruled as a homicide and the baby's parents 24 year-old Ashley Debelbot and 22 year-old Albert Debelbot have been arrested and charged with murder. Specialist Albert Debelbot is a ranger on the training brigade.

The couple is scheduled to appear in Recorder's Court Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

FOX 54 is following this story. We will continue to bring you the latest as it becomes available.