Clarion Garrison surrendered to authorities in Ocala, FL. (Source: Marion Co., FL Sheriff's Office)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
The mother of East Albany child whose body found in the attic, has been indicted for malice and felony murder, cruelty to a child, concealing a death and abandonment of a body.
The indictment says that Clarion Garrison gave little Nyelle Garrison a dangerous drug, Hydroxyzine, and placed her in a plastic bag to kill her.
Then she put the body in the attic and left the state.
A WALB News 10 investigation showed the Division of Family and Children Services began investigating Clarion Garrison when Nyelle suffered a serious medication overdose when she was just eight months old.
DFCS worked with the family for nearly two years and was about to close out their case when Nyelle's body was discovered.