A 10-year-old girl has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an infant from Clinton, Maine, WLBZ television reported Friday, citing state police.
Three-month-old Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway died July 8 while in the care of a babysitter in Fairfield, about 6 miles from Clinton, according to police.
The 10-year-old, whose name cannot be released, is in custody of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, the WLBZ report said.
Maine State Medical Examiner's office ruled the death a homicide on Wednesday, WLBZ reported.
The girl is the youngest person in Maine to be charged with manslaughter in at least 25 years, WLBZ reported, citing Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland.