Lamonica, age 37 of Rockford was arrested
Satuday in Machesney
Park. Police have been
searching for her since January 18th. That's when detectives responded to Rockford Memorial Hospital
for a baby's death investigation.
After an autopsy by the Winnebago County Coroners Office
officials concluded the seven day old child had died from maternal cocaine use
and pre-mature death.
May 17th, 2012, the facts of the investigation were reviewed by the Winnebago County State's
Attorney's Office. The State's Attorney's Office has charged LaMonica with
First Degree Murder with the bond set at $1,000,000.000.