CLEVELAND -- A woman faces involuntary manslaughter and endangering children charges after a 13-year-old drowned in Lake Erie over the summer under her watch, according to a court docket.
According to the attorney for Shaud Howell's family, Christina Coleman was responsible for the care of Shaud Howell, a 13-year-old boy who drowned in Lake Erie at Edgewater Beach on July 6.
According to the indictment, Coleman was a "parent, guardian, custodian, person having custody or control, or person in loco parentis of a child under eighteen years of age." The indictment states that she "violated a duty of care" which "resulted in serious physical harm" to the child.
The indictment also states that Coleman "did cause the death" of the child as a result of committing the "felony offense of endangering children."
Coleman was scheduled to be arraigned November 14 in Cuyahoga Common Pleas Court, but the hearing was continued.
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