Sitter charged with baby’s death in dryer, La, USA

Jan. 9, 2009 08:49 AM

Associated Press

GRETNA, La. – A Louisiana baby sitter is charged with second-degree murder after prosecutors say she put a baby into a spinning clothes dryer for disturbing her television watching.

Nineteen-year-old Arielle Smith was indicted by a grand jury Thursday for the baby’s September death in the New Orleans suburb of Harvey.

Authorities said 5-month-old Andre Jenkins died at the scene from skull fractures and burns suffered in the dryer….(Full Story)

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