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17-year-old charged as adult in death of baby sister

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MADISON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A judge has ordered a 17-year-old to adult court after the death of her 9-month-old sister.

A grand jury indictment says Jessica Marcum is accused of smothering Bella Rose Marcum on June 7 in Madison County while caring for the baby this summer. The case has just now been made public because the teen was originally charged as a juvenile.

Stay tuned to wave3.com for the latest information on this developing story.

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