Infant’s father charged with manslaughter

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A 3-month-old girl was found dead from apparent significant trauma to the head Jan. 3 after her father said he found her unresponsive in bed with her parents.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department responded to a house on Little Mill Road in reference to a medical emergency.

Once deputies arrived, the 3-month-old female, Skylar Picklesimer, was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. She was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

An investigation was initiated by the Sheriff’s Office Major Crime Unit.

The father, Jacob Picklesimer, 23, initially reported he found the infant unresponsive in the bed with both parents.

Further investigation revealed the infant suffered significant trauma to the head.

After interviews with the parents and witnesses, the father was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and first degree cruelty to children.

Jacob Picklesimer is currently in the Forsyth County Detention Center with no bond.

The Major Crime Unit is continuing the investigation into Skylar’s death.


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