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Woman Charged With Death of Newborn Daughter

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JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) - A Jackson mother has been charged for the death of her newborn daughter. Prosecutors say Amanda Lin Redman, 30, is charged with one count of manslaughter and two counts of second degree child abuse.

Her daughter, 27-day-old Amilla Redman, was found dead in her home on Tuesday. Officials ruled the cause of death as suffocation.

Officials at the jail say she the judge released her after being arraigned in court Friday.

The investigation is ongoing.

This isn't the first time Redman has had trouble with her children.

6 News dug into the newsroom archives Saturday night and discovered Redman was thrusted into the national spotlight about 10 years ago for overfeeding her 120 pound three-year-old son.

Authorities say Redman boy's health at risk.

She appeared on the Doctor Phil show back in 2003 with hopes that the exposure would help her "win-back her son."

She also lost parental rights to the newborn daughter.

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