Winchester, Va. - A woman has been denied bond after being charged with felony child abuse neglect.
Winchester police believe Jessika Smith caused the death of her two-year-old daughter, Amber Lynn Sampson.
Smith and her daughter were at America’s Best Value Inn on December 20th, when Smith allegedly pushed her daughter into a unknown object.
Smith put her daughter to bed that night, and when she woke up the next morning, the two-year-old was unresponsive.
Police pronounced the young girl dead once they arrived on the scene.
Smith is currently being held at the Northwestern Adult Detention Facility and is awaiting trial on January 29th.