Preliminary hearings scheduled for parents of 8-year-old Bollinger Co. girl found dead

Death of 8-year-old girl in Bollinger County, Mo. under investigation

BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Preliminary hearings were scheduled for the parents of an 8-year-old girl who died in March.

Michael and Heather Maddock are each charged with abuse or neglect of a child.

On June 1, Michael Maddock had a bond hearing. It was continued to June where his bond reduction request was denied. His preliminary hearing was scheduled for Monday, August 10.

On June 3, Heather Maddock entered a not guilty plea. A bond reduction hearing was scheduled for Wednesday, June 10 and her preliminary hearing was scheduled for Monday, August 10.

According to Bollinger County Coroner Charlie Hutchings, the girl died on Saturday, March 21.

He said an autopsy was performed on Monday, March 23. The results are in, but they are not conclusive.

Hutchings said his office is calling in a special investigator from the Missouri Social Services Office.

The investigation is ongoing.

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