Erica Bell is charged with second degree murder and first degree manslaughter of Brook Stagles. Michael Stagles, Brook's biological father was charged with criminally negligent homicide. Brook died at Strong hospital last month; her death was ruled a homicide.
Two people have been charged in connection with the death of a 3-year-old girl.
Erica Bell is charged with second degree murder and first degree manslaughter. Michael Stagles was also charged with criminally negligent homicide. Brook Stagles' grandfather, John Geer, tells us Bell is Michael Stagles’ girlfriend.
Brook Stagles died at the hospital last month. Police ruled her death a homicide. Her grandfather said she was abused badly for weeks, and started an online petition seeking justice in her death. The grandfather said he and his family had called Child Protective Services weeks before her murder.
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