Police: 10-year-old Maine girl murdered infant

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Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway, 3-months, allegedly killed by 10-year-old. Photo via Facebook.

Police in Fairfield, Maine have charged a 10-year-old girl with manslaughter. Police say the 10-year-old contributed to the death of a 3-month-old infant named Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway. The 10-year-old, who has not been named due to privacy laws, was implicated after her mother, Amanda Lynn Huard, called police early morning on July 8 to report that baby Brooklyn was not breathing. Huard was babysitting Brooklyn and her sister overnight.

The infant’s mother, Nicole Greenaway, said that she left her baby with a friend and co-worker that night, 30-year-old Amanda Huard. Huard says she put Brooklyn to bed on July 7 and the next morning, she checked on the baby and found her unresponsive. Both women are medical assistants according to their Facebook pages.

Manslaughter charges against the 10-year-old were announced today after police concluded the death of the infant was a homicide. Cause of death has not yet been released.

The 10-year-old will be one of the youngest people to be charged with manslaughter in the history of Maine.


On Greenaway’s Facebook page, a commenter mentioned that the babysitter had her children taken away “because of what happened”.

Huard declared the situation a “nightmare”. She said her daughter “Kelli” found the infant the next morning.


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