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Child's death leads to probation for Columbus Co woman

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Because Caulder failed to take the child to the hospital she was charged with felony neglect. Because Caulder failed to take the child to the hospital she was charged with felony neglect.

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – In 2009 Jessica Caulder's son fell down the steps at their home. The next day her son died from forced trauma. Now Caulder is facing years of probation.

Caulder was sentenced to more than three years of probation for neglect. Prosecutors say when her two year old son fell down the steps at their house, Caulder did not take him to the hospital.

Prosecutors also say the child was sick when he fell down the stairs, and because Caulder failed to take the child to the hospital she was charged with felony neglect.

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