Nov. 16—The negligent homicide trial of Christian Cummings enters its fourth day on Thursday with a doctor from the state’s largest health care corporation expected to explain whether lice are dangerous or not.
Dr. Resmiye Oral, the head of Dartmouth Health Child Advocacy and Protection Program, will likely be asked to address the organization’s guidance on lice.
Lice have become a key focus in the trial, where a jury will decide if Cummings, 24, is guilty in the negligent homicide death of his 1 1/2 -year-old daughter Kamryn Cummings in February 2019.
Authorities say she was a victim of neglect, and an autopsy determined lice infestation was a contributing cause, said Dr. Christine James, a former New Hampshire deputy medical examiner who performed the autopsy. James testified Wednesday at Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester… Full article.Mark Hayward, The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
Wed, November 16, 2022