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Mother charged with murder of 10-year-old girl in Colesville

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) --  The mother of a 10-year-old who was found dead in a home in Colesville in February has been formally indicted on multiple charges including murder.

According to the Broome County District Attorney's Office, a grand jury indicted 31-year-old Serina Madden on the following charges Monday. 

  • Murder, second degree, class A felony
  • Manslaughter, first degree, class B felony
  • Two counts, endangering the welfare of a child, class A misdemeanor 

According to the DA's office, Madden is accused of recklessly engaging in conduct constituting severe neglect, including malnutrition, starvation and lack of medical care, which caused the death of the 10-year-old victim.

Related: Police: Mother let children play in same room of 10-year-old girl's body

12 News reached out to Madden's public defender, Mike Baker, who says he has no comment at this time. 

The indictment unsealed in Broome County Court Thursday can be viewed below.

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