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Malden woman accused of shaking her 5 year old, causing death

Tina Burton (Source: Malden Police Department) Tina Burton (Source: Malden Police Department)
MALDEN, MO (KFVS) -

A Malden, Missouri woman is accused of knowingly causing the death of her 5 year old.

Tina Diann Burton is facing charges of second degree murder, second degree involuntary manslaughter and abuse or neglect of a child less than 14 years of age.

According to the Malden Police Department, the Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney's Office filed the charges after an ongoing investigation by them and the Missouri State Highway Patrol DDCC Unit.

Police say Burton was arrested on Nov. 20 at 3:08 p.m. and transferred to the Dunklin County Jail. She is being held without bond.

They say she allegedly shook the child.

The child then died as a result of injuries from the alleged abuse.

According to police, this investigation has been ongoing since April of 2014.

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