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Mother and woman facing another charge in burning death of infant

Posted: 12:59 PM, Jul 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-26 13:59:50-04

The mother and another woman allegedly connected to the burning death of a Natchitoches infant are facing an additional charge, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.  Hannah Nicole Barker, 22, the mother of Levi Cole Ellerbe, and Felicia Marie-Nicole Smith, 25, are now facing an additional charge each of criminal conspiracy.  Barker was arrested Wednesday on principal to first-degree murder charges in connection to the death of her 6-month-old son. Mother of infant burned to death arrestedSmith was arrested on one count of first-degree murder over the weekend.  Woman, 25, accused of burning baby to deathBoth women remain in jail.