Babysitter accused of causing 4-month-old infant's death indicted

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) - The woman accused of ultimately causing the death of a four-month-old child who was in her care has been indicted in Potter County.

Celia Nicole Camacho was listed as the Amarillo Crime Stoppers "Fugitive of the Week" in December after a warrant was issued for her arrest on Nov. 30. Camacho turned herself in Dec. 2.

At that time, court documents stated officers were sent to Camacho's home around 3:10 p.m. on Aug. 12, 2016, on reports of an unresponsive child who was not breathing. The baby was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to the court document, the infant's mother had dropped the child off at Camacho's home around 10:30 a.m. that day. During the investigation of the child's death, Camacho admitted to wrapping the baby in a blanket and leaving him in a warm bedroom for hours.

The court document goes on to explain that security camera footage from inside Camacho's home showed the child was not fed while he was in her care.

On Feb. 15, Camacho was indicted for causing serious bodily injury to a child. The indictment states Camacho left the infant in circumstances where he became dehydrated when she wrapped him in a blanket, placed him in a room where there was inadequate cooling, and failed to provide liquid or nutrients to the child.

Camacho Indictment by Anonymous hTA0wKPm7 on Scribd

Potter County Documents by Kayla Conboy on Scribd

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