(Oskaloosa) A 20-year-old Oskaloosa woman has been arrested in the slaying of her 18-month-old daughter.
Oskaloosa Police and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation say Alicia Ritenour is charged with first degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. On January 24th officers were sent to the Oskaloosa apartment where Ritenour lived with her daugher Ava. Officers found the toddler was already dead. Authorities say an autopsy showed Ava Ritenour died of head trauma. Jail records indicate on Wednesday Ritenour remains in a Mahaska County Jail.
Iowa Radio Network