Judge denies youthful offender status in Red Bay infant death
RED BAY, Ala. (WAFF) - In September, the State of Alabama filed an objection to a youthful offender status motion filed by a woman connected to the death of an infant in Red Bay. Court documents filed on Oct. 6 now show that a judge has denied the motion for youthful offender status.
In March, a four-month-old child was found unresponsive at Tiny Tigers Daycare in Red Bay, the child was taken to a hospital where the child was later declared dead.
All five women plead not guilty and one of the five, Madison McCalpin, filed for youthful offender status since she was 17 at the time of the death. The State of Alabama filed an objection stating that the decision was made after consulting with the victim’s family.
A Franklin County Circuit Court judge denied the filed motion on Oct. 6. The case is set for arraignment on Jan. 5, 2023.
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