MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) - Muncie mother Brittany McConniel was found guilty of child neglect Thursday follwing the 2010 death of her 5-year-old step-daughter.
Both Brittany and the child's biological father Ryan McConniel.are charged with neglect in connection her death.
According to detectives and doctors at Riley Hospital for Children, 5-year-old Lauren McConniel may have suffered physical and possibly sexual abuse and neglect before dying at the hospital in March. Since then detectives have been looking at Lauren's Father Ryan McConniel and Step-Mother Brittany McConniel and the role they may have played in her death.
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