Mother arrested for murder

  • Quinn Riley Wood
    Quinn Riley Wood

A mother has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to the death of her 19-month-old child.

Quinn Riley Wood, 21 of Cleveland, has been charged with murder, aggravated battery and cruelty to children, the White County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday morning, March 2.

On Thursday, Feb. 27, WCSO and White County EMS responded to a report of the child, Shyloh Wood, in distress at a residence on Hunter Road in Cleveland. The child was taken to Scottish Rite in Atlanta, but passed away.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation performed an autopsy on the child Friday, Feb. 28. As a result of the investigation by WCSO and GBI, the mother was arrested, according to the sheriff’s office.

No additional information was released in the WCSO statement.