A Scott City woman has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of her 3-month-old son, authorities announced today.
Attorney General Steve Six and Scott County Attorney John Shirley said the charges have been filed against Marilyn F. Hoffman, 26. Hoffman was arrested Sunday in Wichita and taken to Scott City, where she remains in custody, the Attorney General's Office said.
Her son, Xavier Hoffman, was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis on Saturday and died Tuesday morning, the Attorney General's Office said.
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