Longview Woman Charged In Childs Death

An Longview woman is charged with killing a 2-year old girl. Police arrested 31 year old Shondreta Thomas for allegedly hitting and shaking the child at her home on Rockwood Lane. The girl was airlifted to children's medical center in Dallas, where she died from her injuries.

Officers say Thomas initially claimed the child had fallen in the bathtub. Thomas is being held in the Gregg County Jail. She could face the death penalty if she is convicted.