Green Bay teen charged with setting fire that killed baby nephew

  • Source: WBAY-TV ABC 2 Green Bay
  • Published: 03/05/2020 08:39 AM

A 15-year-old Green Bay girl has been charged with homicide for the death of her infant nephew in a house fire last June. On March 4, charges of 1st Degree Intentional Homicide and Arson were filed against Marcelia Dolores Flora Fonseca. Fonseca is accused of starting the fire that killed her 11-month-old nephew. On June 7, Action 2 News reported how firefighters responded to a house fire at 2519 Wisconsin Ave. Several people escaped. They told firefighters that the baby was inside a second-floor bedroom. Firefighters located the child and started life-saving measures. The baby was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy found the baby had suffered burns on 100 percent of the body. The severity of the burns ranged from first degree to third degree. There was soot in the baby's mouth, larynx, trachea and bronchi.


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