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Mom’s Huffing Not Felony Neglect (access required)

The Court of Appeals reverses mother’s jury trial convictions for felony child neglect for insufficient evidence; mother huffing computer cleaner in her apartment in the presence of her two young sons does not show the boys were exposed to a probability or substantial risk of injury required for conviction under Va. Code § 18.2-371.1(B)(1). Mother has ...