Muncie couple formally charges in girl's death

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MUNCIE, Ind. A Muncie couple has been charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death in the death of a 5-year-old girl in their home.

The Star Press reports (http://tspne.ws/10ruxI4 ) 29-year-old Charlene Tabb and 53-year-old Marcus Marcellus Tabb were formally charged Friday in the June 22 death of Marie Pierre. The Tabbs are being held without bond in the Delaware County Jail, where records do not indicate whether they have an attorney.

On Wednesday, two of Charlene Tabb's siblings, a 14-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl were charged in juvenile court with aggravated battery. Police said Marie was "unresponsive and not breathing" when they were called to the Tabb home and they found more than 80 abuse marks on her body.

Initial hearings are scheduled for July 8.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 213705521 - wndu.com/a?a=213705521