Woman arrested for killing infant in Chenango County

By Amy Khuu
By Suzanne Proulx

Woman arrested for killing infant in Chenango County

November 12, 2013 Updated Nov 13, 2013 at 12:56 AM EDT

Pitcher, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Chenango County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman in the death of a 3-month-old infant girl back in September.

Geneia M. Rood, 38, of Pitcher, is charged with manslaughter in the second degree for the death of the baby.

The baby was found dead at a home on Baumann Road on Sept. 5.

An autopsy found alcohol in the infant's system and her death was ruled a homicide.

Rood was arraigned in Chenango County Court and was taken to Chenango County Jail on $50,000 cash bail.

Rood is scheduled to appear in Pitcher Town Court on Nov.18.