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Mother's fiance indicted in death of 2-year-old girl

3 years 1 week 3 days ago Monday, June 17 2019 Jun 17, 2019 June 17, 2019 11:00 AM June 17, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

LIVINGSTON PARISH - A man has been indicted for his alleged involvement in the death of a 2-year-old girl.

Shane Posey, 25, was indicted for first-degree murder. The child's mother, Kelsey Barth, was also arrested and charged with cruelty to juveniles and negligent homicide for her involvement.

On March 8 police responded to reports of an unresponsive child at a home on Florida Avenue SW. At the scene, authorities found the toddler suffering from head trauma. The child was taken to a local hospital but died three days later.

Posey's next court date is set for June 26.

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