BOONVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – A jury has reached a guilty verdict in the trial of Thaddious Rice.
The Warrick County Prosecutor’s Office confirms the jury found Rice guilty of reckless homicide and neglect of a dependent causing death.
Rice will be sentenced on April 3.
Rice was intially facing charges of murder and neglect of a dependent.
Warrick County deputies said a baby suffered a fatal head injury in April 2017 at a Newburgh apartment.
The 10-month-old died at the hospital.
Authorities said Rice is not the child’s father but was dating the child’s mother at the time of its death.
(This story was originally published on March 4, 2020)