December 2, 2020

Arrest Warrants Issued for Mother of Smothered Baby


Photo that Staci Lee Laschomb shared with the Atlanta media after her baby’s death in July (Photo:

(Newnan, GA) — Arrest warrants have been issued for the mother of a 4-month-old baby that died this summer in Coweta County.

24-year-old Staci Lea Lashomb is charged with one count of methamphetamine possession and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree stemming from the baby’s death on July 25, 2015.

Authorities were executing an unrelated arrest warrant when they discovered the child was not breathing at a home in the 800 block of Smokey Road in western Coweta.

Investigators were suspicious right away that Lashomb was under the influence of some type of drug when they found her lying on top of her daughter.

According to an article at, authorities have been unable to make contact with Lashomb and anyone with information is asked to contact the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office at 770-253-1502.

Lashomb spoke to FOX 5 News right after the incident and shared photos. She told FOX 5, “I just want answers.”

Lashomb attended Heard County High School with the Class of 2009.

Stay tuned for further information from as it becomes available.


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