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Criminal – Involuntary Manslaughter – Toddler Death (access required)

A daycare provider who placed a 33-pound collapsed “dog crate” over the top of a toddler’s portacrib to prevent him from standing during nap time, can be convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the child’s death after his head became wedged between the covering and the crib, the Supreme Court says. The commonwealth did not need to ...

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