State ME Says Bartlesville Infant's Death Was Due To Drowning

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 3:40 pm
By: News On 6

BARTLESVILLE — The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office says a 10-day-old Bartlesville baby found in a washing machine died by drowning.

On Wednesday, the Washington County DA's office filed a first-degree murder charge against the infant's mother, Lyndsey Fiddler.

3/2/2011 Related Story: Bartlesville Mother Accused In Infant's Death Charged With Murder

Cherokee Ballard with the ME's office says Maggie Trammel's death was ruled a homicide.

She says the report states there were injuries to the baby's body.  Ballard says the report indicates there were no drugs or alcohol in the baby's system at the time of her death.