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Woman charged with manslaughter in toddler's death

Police have not revealed how the Dayton, Kentucky toddler died.
Credit: Campbell County Detention Center
Stacey Schuchart

DAYTON, Ky. — Police say a northern Kentucky woman has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 1-year-old boy.

News outlets report the Dayton Police Department says in a statement that 29-year-old Stacey Schuchart was arrested Friday and is being held in the Campbell County jail.

The statement says the Bellevue-Dayton Fire Department responded on Aug. 16 to a report of an unresponsive child. The child, Sean Buttery Jr., was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead hours later.

Police say their investigation led them to Schuchart. Police didn't release further details including the woman's relationship to the child.