A western Wisconsin sheriff says a 10-year-old girl charged with first-degree intentional homicide dropped a 6-month-old baby and، when the infant cried، she panicked and stomped on the child's head، associated press reported.
The girl appeared in restraints in Chippewa County Circuit Court for a bond hearing Monday. She is charged as an adult under Wisconsin law.
Prosecutors say first responders were called Oct. 30 to a licensed home daycare near Chippewa Falls. The baby was unresponsive and bleeding from the head. The child died at a St. Paul hospital Nov. 1.
Chippewa County Sheriff James Kowalczyk (koh-WAHL'-chek) says the girl، who lives with foster parents at the home، told investigators the baby's head hit a footstool، and that she stomped on the baby's head in panic when it cried.