Man Wanted in Death of Baby Now in Jail
Jeff Garretson - Mon 11:12 AM 04/23/2012
Police say Troy Love II was accompanied by some family members when he surrendered to authorities Monday morning.
The man wanted in connection with the death of a Salina baby - walked into Police Headquarters on Monday morning.
According to Lt. Scott Siemsen, Troy Love II turned himself in around 8am today at the Salina Justice Center.
Siemsen tells KSAL News that Love was accompanied by some family members when he surrendered and is now in the Saline County Jail.
Police had been searching for Troy Love II since an arrest warrant for murder and child abuse was issued for him on April 18th in the death of 18-month-old Bre'Elle Jefferson.
Back 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.
Bre'Elle Jefferson was transported to Salina Regional Health Center, and then transferred to a Wichita hospital, where she later died.
Police say that Bre'elle died as a result of injuries consistent with child abuse.