Florida Teen Accused of Murdering Baby

14-year-old Cassidy Goodson of Lakeland is charged with first degree murder.
3:00 | 10/06/12

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Even though her bright neon jail suit signifies she's a minor fourteen year old Cassidy -- will soon learn all about adult court. -- Thursday at grand jury handed down an indictment of first degree murder charge in -- see it as an adult. Investigators -- a fourteen year old kept her pregnancy a secret it last month. And gave birth to a healthy baby boy in her home bathroom. And choked him to death. Good since mother from the infant's body in a shoe box a few days later these adult charges brings the potential punishment. To a whole different level again I think the question has -- she's fourteen hacked into that. The law says you can do it state attorney Jerry hill explained to reporters today why they decided to seek adult charges he says one of the main reasons is because kids charged as kids. Have limitations other sentences at the age of 21 before you turn 22. Your footloose and fancy for. We don't believe that's appropriate. Now -- a jury can fix this child of murdering her own newborn child. She could get a life sentence but at this point in a tricky and delicate case that sentence seems unlikely his -- from. I don't is published appropriate I don't know. This something other than. First recharge appropriate I don't know.

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