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Evidence properly admitted in child abuse or neglect case (access required)

Appellants’ statements to police detectives about her injured child were properly admitted at trial even though she was not given Miranda warnings. The trial court correctly determined that the interview, which took place in an enclosed waiting area at the hospital, was a consensual encounter and not a custodial interrogation. Further, there was sufficient evidence at ...