Connect With Us
                     

NEWS

 

Iowa woman enters plea in child endangerment case

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Mar 21 2014 10:08AM

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — A Marshalltown day care provider accused of causing a toddler's head injury has entered a plea deal.

54-year-old Rhonda Van Gorp recently entered an Alford plea to child endangerment.

An Alford plea means a defendant doesn't admit guilt but agrees that evidence is strong enough to convict them.

Van Gorp was charged in April 2012 following a five-month investigation into the head trauma of a 15-month-old baby. The toddler had been under the care of Van Gorp at her home day care.

As part of the deal, the Marshall County Attorney will recommend a deferred judgment and one year of unsupervised probation and suspended penalty during sentencing. Sentencing is set for March 31.

Filed Under :
Topics : Law_Crime
Location : IowaMarshalltown
People : Rhonda Van Gorp
03/21/2014 10:07AM
Iowa woman enters plea in child endangerment case
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
On Air Now
Kix Listener Club
Recent Posts
Paralympic Committee deems Pistorius ineligible during prison time
Pistorius given five years in prison for killing girlfriend
US Women dominate Haitian soccer team, take step towards Cup
Former NHL players file concussion lawsuit in federal court
Drag racing legend, NASCAR team owner Beadle dies
Tag Cloud
No Tags Found !
Categories 
Archives