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

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

BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The death of an 8-year-old girl is under investigation.

Heartland News learned that charges were filed against the parents of the girl.

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

According to online records, it appears neither are in custody at this time.

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. The toxicology results are not in yet, he said they should be back in a couple of weeks or longer.

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

The investigation is ongoing.

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