ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) After investigating an infant's death from February of this year, Anderson Police announced her mother has been charged in connection to the incident.
According to Anderson Police Chief Jim Stewart, a death investigation began on February 12 after learning of the infant's passing. He says the little girl suffered from medical issues.
The Anderson County Coroner identified the girl as 2-week-old Paisleigh Izabellah Lollis. He says Paisleigh was found unresponsive by her parents in the early hours of February 12.
The coroner says the young girl's parents notified 911. EMS personnel arrived and pronounced the infant dead at 11:20 a.m.
Paileigh's father, Jady Lollis is grieving his daughter's death.
"I miss her every second of every day, every second of every day," he said with tears in his eyes. "There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about her."
He says his daughter suffered from a rare skin disease called Lamellar Ichthyosis.
"One of the main things on any type of Ichthyosis is they're born without sweat glands. They cannot sweat," Jady Lollis said.
The Anderson County Task Force - consisting of The Anderson Police Department, SLED, the Department of Social Services, and the Anderson County Coroner's Office - began to investigate her death.
Stewart says the investigation found that Paisleigh's mother, Brianna Lollis, did not seek proper medical aid - thus resulting in the infant's death.
"The family would just like people to have us in their thoughts and prayers as we go through this trying time," Jady Lollis said. "They have not share the whole investigation with us yet. We have not seen the autopsy report. From the day the investigation started I just asked them to do their jobs and make sure that they found out what happened to our daughter. Did I ever expect it to end up like this? No, I didn't."
After months of analyzing and gathering evidence, police charged 23-year-old Brianna with Homicide by Child Abuse.
"I would ask people to refrain from commenting when they don't know the entire story. Death threat and everything else- there's no sense for all that," he said. "I still haven't been told what happened."
Brianna Lollis was arraigned Tuesday morning. Stewart says she was denied bond, and will remain in the Anderson County Detention Center until a circuit court or general sessions judge sets a bond.
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