UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A disposition hearing is set for a 12-year-old boy accused in the beating death of a 2-year-old foster child living with his family.
Prosecutors say the boy entered an Alford plea to involuntary manslaughter in the July death in Fort Washington. The boy was charged as a juvenile and his name has not been released.READ MORE: Clarksburg Waitress Having Seizure Saved By Off-Duty Montgomery County Officer
Police said the boy’s father called 911 to report the 2-year-old was unresponsive. The man performed CPR on the child, but she was pronounced dead at a hospital.READ MORE: Maryland Board Of Education Sets Benchmarks To Lift Schools Mask Mandates
An autopsy confirmed the child, identified as Aniyah Batchelor, died of blunt force trauma.
The hearing is set for Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Daughter Of Keith Smith Testifies, Says Her Father Killed His Wife Jacquelyn
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