Rogers babysitter arrested in infant's death

Posted: October 14, 2017 at 1:05 a.m.

Melissa Garcia-Rivera

A Rogers babysitter was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a 8-month-old girl in her care.

About the Case

Melissa Garcia-Rivera of Rogers was arrested in connection with manslaughter, a Class C felony punishable with a prison sentence ranging from three to 10 years. Prosecutors haven’t filed a formal charge against Garcia-Rivera. Her arraignment is scheduled for 8 a.m. Nov. 20 in Benton County Circuit Judge Robin Green’s courtroom.

Source: Staff Report

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