St. Helena Island woman convicted in child's death

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St. Helena Island woman convicted in child's death

2016-02-25

BEAUFORT, SC (Feb. 25, 2016) – A St. Helena Island woman was convicted today in a 2-year-old child’s death.

 

LaQuana Chere Chisholm, 28, pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child in the 2014 death of Fhilicia Garry.

 

Chisholm was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

 

Chisholm told investigators she was exercising with a dumbbell when the child was struck on the head. The incident occurred at a Seaside Road home on St. Helena Island on March 4, 2014.

 

Deputy Solicitor Sean Thornton prosecuted the case.

 

Circuit Court Judge Michael Nettles handed down the sentence.

 

                                                       

Duffie Stone

Solicitor Duffie Stone