Murder Warrant Issued in Salina Child Death Case
Todd Pittenger - Thu 10:46 AM 04/19/2012
An arrest warrant for murder and child abuse is issued in connection with the death of a Salina child.
Salina Police say that the Saline County Attorney's Office on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for first degree murder and child abuse for Troy Love II. Love is not in custody, and is actively being sought.
On April 9th, EMS went to a home at 602 Gypsum in Salina, after a 911 call alerted authorities that a child was not breathing. 18-month-old Bre'Elle Jefferson was transported to Salina Regional Health Center, and then transferred to a Wichita hospital, where she later died.
In a news release, police say "Bre'elle died as a result of injuries consistent with child abuse".
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on Troy Love II should call Salina Police at 785-826-7210, call Crimestoppers at 825-TIPS, text SATIPS to CRIMES (274637), or visit www.pd.salina.org and follow the Crimestoppers link to submit a web tip.
You may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 and you are not required to give your name.