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Grand jury indicts mother accused of harming child

April 21, 2017 05:50 AM

A grand jury has handed up a nine-count indictment against Marissa Bickford-Rice in Washington County.

She's is accused of throwing her 4-year-old step-daughter to the ground last September, slamming her head. Kaiden Rice suffered a fractured skull, and hemorrhaging of the brain, as well as a broken arm.

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Kaiden is still learning to walk and talk again.

The Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office has been appointed to prosecute the case because of a conflict of interest with a Washington County Assistant District Attorney.

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