Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing takes plea deal, avoids jail time

Posted by Latoya Sylvestre Wednesday, February 24, 2016 9:59:00 AM

A woman found pushing her dead son in a playground swing in Maryland last year will avoid time in prison or a mental institution under a plea deal.

News media outlets report that as part of the deal accepted Monday, a Charles County judge found Romechia Simms not criminally responsible.

Simms entered an Alford plea to involuntary manslaughter, avoiding a trial on the more serious charges of manslaughter, first-degree child abuse and child neglect resulting in death....Read more at PIX 11



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