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Interim Report of the Statewide Grand Jury (Reported June 5, 2019)

Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law.

Michele Rothgeb (age 55) Warwick, RI K1-2019-0364A

On June 5, 2019, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Michele Rothgeb with one count of manslaughter and one count of cruelty to or neglect of a child.

The alleged acts occurred in the city of Warwick. Count 1, manslaughter, occurred sometime on January 3, 2019 and count 2, cruelty to or neglect of a child, occurred sometime between January 1 and January 3, 2019. The Warwick Police Department conducted the investigation.

The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on June 28, 2019 in Kent County Superior Court.


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