Homicide charge dismissed against Norfolk day care director

HamptonRoads.com Article - January 6, 2012

NORFOLK

Tammy Futrell, the director of a day care where a 7-week old baby died, did not commit felony homicide, a judge ruled Thursday.

Norfolk Circuit Court Judge Charles E. Poston ordered the felony homicide charge against Futrell dismissed Thursday, citing that the infant died from unknown causes that could not be attributed directly to day care workers. Futrell still faces a child neglect charge in the May 2010 death of Dylan Cummings.

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