Austerlitz couple arrested for 2019 death of 12-year-old child

Local

AUSTERLITZ, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The parents of a 12-year-old girl in Austerlitz have been charged nearly a year after she died of cardiac arrest.

According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, on Dec. 3, 2019, first responders were at the home of 47-year-old Heidi Tranberg Bennett and 58-year-old Stephen Bennett. Their daughter was in cardiac arrest and later died.

Both parents were arraigned Monday on the charge of Manslaughter in the Second Degree. They were released on their own recognizance.

LATEST STORIES

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Click Below to set up your cable box

Download our news app

App Store Link
Google Play Link

Coronavirus Outbreak

More Coronavirus Outbreak

Classroom Progress Report

More Classroom Progress Report