The client was charged in St. Charles County after a newborn died while she was babysitting. The client originally told the police that another child she was babysitting had hit the child over the head. She later confessed that she fell on the child after losing her balance.
The State wanted the maximum amount of jail time throughout the proceedings. The case was set for trial and during negotiations at a pre-trial conference a deal was reached. No jail time and the defendant was placed on probation.