Mother charged in death of 4-year-old with cerebral palsy

11/07/2012 2:43 PM

05/16/2014 8:14 PM

A Buchanan County woman is charged in the death of her 4-year-old daughter who suffered from cerebral palsy and used a feeding machine.

Alexandria Thurman Laureen Schurr was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, according to KCTV-5, The Star’s reporting partner.

St. Joseph police reportedly found Schurr’s daughter, Amber Elizabeth Mosie, dead after they were called to her home about 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Authorities said that Amber had not been checked since 9 a.m., and that she died after food obstructed her airway.

Bond was set at $50,000.

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