CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) – A Clarksville mother was charged with murder in the death of her 2-month-old child.

Police charged 19-year-old Whitney Brown is facing first degree murder and aggravated child abuse on Friday.

Whitney Brown

Whitney Brown was charged with murder in the death of her 2-month-old child.

The arrest comes after her child was brought to the Tennova Medical Center in Clarksville on January 9. Police said the child was "unresponsive with a head injury" and then life-flighted to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

Three days later, the child died from injuries suffered while in the care of her mother, Brown. 

On Friday, Metro Police arrested Brown and she was taken to the Montgomery County Jail in Clarksville. 

 

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