This child died in 2009 as a result of Shaken Baby Syndrome

This child died in 2009 as a result of Shaken Baby Syndrome

*Shaken baby syndrome is being linked to the death of a Washington state teenager whose mother says suffered all of her life as a result of being violently shaken as an infant.

A Seattle-area prosecutor said on Wednesday he would most likely charge her biological father in her death.

The teen, 15-year-old Baylee Duggins of Tacoma, died on Sunday from respiratory failure linked to pneumonia, according to her mother and the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Her death has been ruled a homicide because she was “shaken as an infant,” the coroner’s office said.

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