Yesterday, Dec. 22, 2014, in a Monroe County, New York court, Rene’ Bailey was ordered released from prison without bail, and is expected to return home today. See the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle story here.
We highlighted the Rene’ Bailey case in a previous WCB post, “Shaken Baby Syndrome ……. Progress for True Science?” last January here.
She was convicted in 2002 of murdering a 2½ year old child in her care, and the conviction was based upon medical testimony of “shaken baby syndrome.”
The actual cause of death is believed to have been a short fall from a piece of play equipment onto a carpeted garage floor. The prosecution has yet to decide upon appeal or retrial.
See the New York Law Journal article here. Note: accessing the article requires registration with the site.