Danville Mother Charged in Death of Two-Month-Old

Michelle Pruitt

Danville, VA - A Danville woman is facing felony murder charges for the death of her two-month-old baby.

Police were called to the Woodside Village apartments on April 19th for a report of an unresponsive infant. They say the child, Alphonza O'Brien Fuller III, was later pronounced dead.

A grand jury has indicted the mother, Michelle Lynn Pruitt, with two counts of child abuse and neglect and one count of murder. Police say blunt force trauma caused the child's death.

Pruitt is currently being held in the Danville City Jail with no bond.