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    VA - Miracle Bryant, 10 mos, starved to death, Norfolk, 8 April 2008

    Navy couple denied bond in death of infant

    NORFOLK - A man and woman have been denied bond on charges that they neglected their 10-month-old twins until one died and the other was left in critical condition.

    Heaven Kristina Smith, 21, is charged with one count of murder and two counts of neglect. Corey Alan Bryant, 21, is charged with two counts of neglect.

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    They were arrested on April 8 after their child, Miracle Grace Bryant, died at DePaul hospital. She and her twin sister, Heaven L. Bryant, were taken to the hospital suffering from what appeared to be severe malnutrition, police spokesman James Robertson said. He said Heaven Bryant remains in critical condition.

    http://www.dailypress.com/news/local...,1807654.story

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    They said each plan to hire a defense attorney, so a counsel determination hearing was scheduled for April 30. The preliminary hearing was scheduled for May 21.


    http://www.dailypress.com/news/local...,2801193.story

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    This is local for me SewingDeb. I wonder if they're hiring their own attorneys because they plan on blaming each other.

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    Heaven Kristine Smith

    Guilty Plea
    Location: Hampton Roads Regional Jail
    Sentence Date: 04/24/2010

    Offense: 2nd Degree Murder
    Offense: Child Neglect
    Sentence: 17 years (Originally 35 years with all but 17 years suspended)

    Projected Release Date: Not yet calculated

    Corey Alan Bryant

    Jury Trial
    Location: St. Brides Correctional Center
    Sentence Date: 11/10/2009

    Offense: 2nd Degree Murder
    Offense: Child Neglect
    Sentence: 15 years

    Projected Release Date: 01/10/2022

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    oh the irony of the kids names.


    and they get off easy of course



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