11 officers honored for roles in saving baby

The 10 officers pictured above were awarded special commendations for the outstanding effort they put forward in saving the life of a 9-month-old Camden County baby who had been attacked by her own mother. Pictured are from back left are Sgt. David Edwards, Deputy Chris Shreve, Sgt. Chris Moehle, Detective Aaron Jolly, Deputy Kevin Schoenfeld, front left, Cpl. Jason Higgins, Sgt. Charles Manes, Lt. Joseph Botta, Cpl. John Stephens and Deputy Travis Edgar.

The 10 officers pictured above were awarded special commendations for the outstanding effort they put forward in saving the life of a 9-month-old Camden County baby who had been attacked by her own mother. Pictured are from back left are Sgt. David Edwards, Deputy Chris Shreve, Sgt. Chris Moehle, Detective Aaron Jolly, Deputy Kevin Schoenfeld, front left, Cpl. Jason Higgins, Sgt. Charles Manes, Lt. Joseph Botta, Cpl. John Stephens and Deputy Travis Edgar.

CAMDENTON, Mo. — Eleven members of the Camden County Sheriff’s Department were recently honored for their part in saving the life of a 9-month-old baby who had been attacked and cut by her mother on Feb. 4 in Camden County.

The 39-year-old Camden County woman was found Feb. 4 at the bottom of a ravine behind her home, holding her 9-month-old baby, who was bleeding profusely from cuts to her throat and arms.

According to sheriff’s department reports, Bradie R. Simpson cut the child’s throat and arm and inflicted several wounds on herself.

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