Woman charged with smothering baby relinquishes parental rights

POSTED: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 4:45pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

WACO -- The young mother convicted of smothering her baby voluntarily relinquished her parental rights Tuesday.

18-year-old Shantaniqua Scott tearfully signed away her right as mother of her 15 month old son.

Scott was sentenced to 25 years in prison after her trial last month in Tarrant County

She now faces aggravated assault and endangering a child charges in McLennan County.


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