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Parents charged in baby's death heading to trial

Parents charged in baby's death heading to trial

TAMAQUA, Pa. - A Schuylkill County couple charged in connection with their baby's death are heading to trial.

Both Joe Kulha and Alyssa Shellhammer waived their preliminary hearings Tuesday.

The couple's six-week-old baby boy died in February.

Police say the baby suffocated while sleeping in bed with Kulha and Shellhammer in their Tamaqua home.

Kuhla and Shellhammer are both charged with endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment.


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