Rhasean Lowry, 34, Charged In Death of 3-Year-Old Girl

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Rhasean Lowry
Rhasean Lowry

Rhasean Lowry, 34, was arrested for abusing a three-year-old girl, and then criminal homicide after she died.

Last Tuesday, the Chattanooga Police Department was called on a suspected child abuse case. Lowry took the victim to a local hospital and he stated the victim fell down steps.

Doctors advised that the victim’s injuries were the result of blunt force trauma consistent with being struck numerous times and that the injuries sustained could not have occurred the way Lowry stated. 

After the investigation, Lowry was charged with aggravated child abuse. Investigators arrested the suspect on Tuesday. On Wednesday the child died.  


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