Phoenix couple pleads not guilty again in 15-month-old's death - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

UPDATE

Phoenix couple pleads not guilty again in 15-month-old's death

Ernest, left, and Denise Ingram pleaded not guilty again on Thursday. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Ernest, left, and Denise Ingram pleaded not guilty again on Thursday. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -

A Phoenix couple has again pleaded not guilty to charges in the 2013 death of their severely malnourished 15-month-old daughter.

Denise Janelle Snow-Ingram, 39, and her husband Ernest Ingram, 38, entered the pleas at their arraignment Thursday, Maricopa County prosecutors said.

The 2013 case was dismissed and new charges of murder and child abuse were recently filed by prosecutors against the couple.

Snow-Ingram denied the allegations and said neither of them ever mistreated any of their seven children.

Phoenix police officers went to the Ingram home at 10:15 a.m. on July 10 to investigate a report of a baby who wasn't breathing.

The 15-month-old girl was taken to Phoenix Children's Hospital, where she died.

Police said the child weighed fewer than 9 pounds, was suffering from "profound malnutrition" and had numerous fractures of the ribs and extremities.

They said the baby apparently hadn't been seen by a doctor since birth because of the parents' religious beliefs.

Both parents told officers they believed the child's developmental stages were "a little slow," said Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump.

Six other children, ranging in age from 3 to 12 years, were removed from the family's home.

Copyright 2015 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

    Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 3:44 AM EDT2017-03-28 07:44:31 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 5:43 AM EDT2017-03-28 09:43:48 GMT

    The Republican congressman's revelation Monday prompted Democratic leaders in the House and Senate to call on Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the committee's Russia probe.

    More >>

    The Republican congressman's revelation Monday prompted Democratic leaders in the House and Senate to call on Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the committee's Russia probe.

    More >>
  • GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

    GOP divided over new course after House health care debacle

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:14 AM EDT2017-03-28 08:14:08 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:14 AM EDT2017-03-28 08:14:08 GMT

    House Republicans are gathering Tuesday to discuss their agenda, their first meeting since a vote for the GOP health care bill was suddenly abandoned last Friday.

    More >>

    House Republicans are gathering Tuesday to discuss their agenda, their first meeting since a vote for the GOP health care bill was suddenly abandoned last Friday.

    More >>
  • Augusta teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

    Augusta teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 3:16 AM EDT2017-03-28 07:16:45 GMT
    Craig Oglesby (source: Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School)Craig Oglesby (source: Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School)

    According to a statement from Richmond County BOE Communications Director Kaden Jacobs, Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School culinary arts teacher Craig Oglesby has been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

    More >>

    According to a statement from Richmond County BOE Communications Director Kaden Jacobs, Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School culinary arts teacher Craig Oglesby has been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly