Avon couple faces trial in their baby’s death

Avon couple faces trial in their baby’s death
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By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — An Avon couple will stand trial in the death of their infant daughter.Patrick Williams and Lossie Thomas are charged with two felony counts of child abuse resulting in death. If convicted they face up to 48 years in prison.After their preliminary hearing finished Tuesday, District Court Judge Paul Dunkelman said there was enough evidence to send the case to trial.Prosecutor Joe Kirwan outlined a pattern of inaction and neglect that led to 6-month-old Paris Belle Williams’ death.Defense attorneys Dorothea Reiff and Cynthia Jones argued that Williams and Thomas are overwhelmed, working adults with two other children, who worked …

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