Iowa daycare worker arrested in child's death

An Iowa day care worker has been arrested in the December death of a child in her care.

Laura McDowell, the site supervisor and lead teacher at Raisin Em Up Daycare in Donnellson is charged with felony Child Endangerment Causing a Death.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says medics were called to the child care center on December 3rd for an unresponsive child.

The child was taken of life support and pronounced dead at the University of Iowa hospital December 11th.

McDowell was booked into the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Jail Thursday.


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