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Bayfield County mom due in court Tuesday in death of 7-month-old daughter

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New Richmond, 54017

New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

A Bayfield County woman is due in court a week from today in the death of her seven-month-old daughter.

Tara Amraen, 25, of Washburn, is charged with second-degree reckless homicide, after Ciana Hendricks-Amraen drowned in a bathtub Sept. 10. Prosecutors said Amraen put the girl in a baby chair and placed it in the bathtub along with a 2-year-old sibling and then she went to a friend's apartment in her same building to watch part of the TV show "America's Got Talent."

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Amraen then went back to her place, and found the baby unresponsive.

The girl died later at an Ashland hospital.

Amraen is free on a signature bond, pending her initial court appearance.

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