Infant's death probed as homicide by Longview police
Longview — Longview police are investigating the February death of an infant as homicide.
Four-month-old Ja’Kavieonna Elliott was pronounced dead at 12:49 a.m. Feb. 21, according to an autopsy released by Gregg County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace B.H. Jameson.
Jameson ordered the autopsy after the infant was brought to the hospital, where she could not be revived.
The autopsy, conducted by forensic pathologist Robert Lyon at Forensic Medical of Texas in Tyler, noted the infant’s skull and ribs were fractured, and “healing rib fractures” were present at the time of her death.
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