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Prison Time for Woman who Fed Alcohol to Infant

Three and a half to ten and a half years in prison for the woman held responsible for the death of an infant she fed alcohol.

The sentencing came in Chenango County Court Friday after 38-year-old Geneia Rood plead guilty to manslaughter in the second degree.

The three-month-old girl Rood was caring for was found dead at Rood's home in Pitcher in September of 2013.

The death was ruled a homicide after alcohol was found in the infant's system.

Rood, who admitted to being intoxicated, said the baby wouldn't stop crying, and she added vodka to the baby's formula.



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