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Woman arraigned in toddler's homicide

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Posted at 4:27 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 03:46:38-04

Tranaya Darnecia Spencer was arraigned for the March homicide of a toddler she was caring for.

The toddler died on March 17th after being found unconscious on a bathroom floor four days earlier. Portage first responders had taken the two year-old to Bronson Methodist Hospital for treatment after starting CPR in the home. The Kalamazoo Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a homicide.

The 21 year-old Portage woman was arraigned on two felony charges Wednesday for Homicide – Manslaughter and Child Abuse 3rd Degree with a $100,000 bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 329-4567 or Silent Observer at 343-2100