More charges filed against Charlene Tabb in 5-year-old cousin's death
Woman faces neglect charges
Last Updated: 39 days ago
MUNCIE, Ind. - A woman charged with murder in the death of her 5-year-old cousin is facing additional charges.
Delaware County prosecutors said Charlene Tabb, 30, has been charged with three counts of neglect of a dependent.
Tabb had previously been charged with murder in August. Police said she directly participated in the June 22 death of Marie Pierre.
Officials said she created and encouraged an environment in which the girl was beaten, tortured and eventually killed.
Tabb was also charged with five counts of battery with a deadly weapon. Police said she whipped the girl's three siblings with an electrical cord.
Tabb's husband, Marcus Tabb, was also charged with neglect and battery.
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