Woman Accused Of Attempting To Smother Infant

By WTAJ News

Published 03/29 2014 09:26PM

Updated 03/29 2014 09:38PM

ALTOONA - Altoona Police say a woman tried to smother an infant child.

Miranda Streightiff is facing attempted criminal homicide charges after police received reports she was holding a pillow over the face of an infant.

Police say Streightiff had allegedly been in a fight with her fiance and when he wouldn't return her calls, she allegedly used her phone to video-tape herself putting a pillow over a three month old child. Police say both children in the house were ok when they arrived. Streightiff was taken to the Blair County Prison.

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