Murfreesboro parents charged in death of 1-month-old baby

Colleen Delaney and Jason Ormonde (Courtesy: Rutherford County Sheriff''s Office)
Colleen Delaney and Jason Ormonde (Courtesy: Rutherford County Sheriff''s Office)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two Murfreesboro parents were charged Tuesday with the death of their 1-month-old infant.

Murfreesboro police reported Colleen Delaney, 31, and Jason Ormonde, 34, were taken into custody at their Betsy Ann Avenue home Tuesday night around 9 p.m.

The parents were indicted by a Grand Jury for felony murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse.

Their daughter, Niyalee Ormonde, was reportedly found with broken ribs and malnourished upon her death in April 2016.

Her crib, clothing and diapers allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine.

Delaney and Ormonde were booked into the Rutherford County jail. Their bonds were set at $500,000 each.

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