OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42 KPTM) — An Omaha mother is accused of shaking her baby to death.
According to court records, the baby was in the hospital for nearly a month before dying.
Mandy Watson De Garcia, 27, is being held on a half a million dollar bond.
De Garcia is accused of child abuse resulting in serious injury, but a new charge was filed Sept. 13.
The police were called to Nebraska Medicine in early August.
According to court records, the 8-month-old Leovardo Garcia had surgery on his head.
Documents say his wounds were consistent with a baby being shaken.
He died several weeks later.