Gwinnett County

Mother arrested after 1-year-old son dies on Christmas Day

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Police have charged a Gwinnett County woman with murder in the death of her one-year-old son after they say she refused to seek medical care for him.

Gwinnett Police said they were called to an apartment complex on Seasons Parkway on Christmas Day for reports of a dead child.

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The child’s mother, Oluwadamilola Imafiabor, 29, told police that her son was run over by a truck while playing outside the day before. She said that the child appeared to be fine but later died during the night.

An autopsy performed on the child showed injuries that appeared to be inconsistent with the story Imafiabor told police.


The child’s name has not been released. Imafiabor is facing charges of murder in the second degree and cruelty to children in the second degree.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.