Cape Girardeau Woman Receives Four Years for Manslaughter

A Cape Girardeau woman has been given a four year jail sentence. The woman was identified as 33 year-old Erica N. Jordan. The suspect pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a one year-old child she was taking care of in December. The incident occurred on March 9, 2018. Jordan was charged with one count of the Class E felony of involuntary manslaughter in the second degree for acting with criminal negligence on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The child died as a result of being mauled by a pit bull dog.

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