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Court fight likely in 10-year-old girl's homicide case

 

November 9, 2018



MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a 10-year-old Wisconsin girl was charged with homicide this week in the death of an infant, it was a rare — but not unprecedented — case of adult charges being filed against someone so young.

The girl told investigators she panicked after dropping the baby at a home day care and then stomped on his head when he began crying. She sobbed during a court appearance in Chippewa County, where she was led away in handcuffs and a restraint.

A deeper look at the new case and the issues raised:

TRIED IN ADULT COURT

The age at which children get moved to adult court varie...



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