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Criminal – Involuntary Manslaughter – Infant Death – Criminal Negligence (access required)

The en banc Court of Appeals affirms the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a daycare provider who used a weighted dog crate to cover a portable crib and keep a 15-month-old toddler from climbing out of the crib, resulting in the child’s asphyxiation. Appellant contends she went to sufficient lengths to anticipate potential risks resulting from her ...