Bond lowered for woman charged in Arkansas City baby’s death

Police say 16-month-old Astra Abegg was found dead last month at an Arkansas City apartment. (KSN File Photo)

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – The bond has been lowered for a woman charged in the death of her 16-month-old child.

The Arkansas City Traveler reports that 29-year-old Lindsey Abegg and 27-year-old Jacob Brickey, both of Arkansas City, are each charged with first-degree murder during the commission of child abuse, and an alternative count of first-degree murder in the commission of aggravated endangerment of a child.

Police say 16-month-old Astra Abegg was found dead last month at an Arkansas City apartment. The cause of death has not been announced.

Abegg has been in custody since Aug. 19 on $250,000 bond. She’s now being held in lieu of $75,000 bond.

Her next appearance in court is set for Sept. 28.

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