Judge finds no probable cause in case of Texas mother who allegedly put son in trunk to avoid Covid-19 exposure

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Sarah Beam, 41, was charged with endangering a kid aft she allegedly placed her 13-year-old son, who had Covid-19, successful the trunk to debar being exposed portion she went to a investigating site, according to a warrant from the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

According to the warrant, the parent told authorities she wanted to forestall vulnerability to the microorganism portion driving her lad to the tract for "additional testing."

      Judge Chris Morton ruled Thursday determination was nary probable origin for the charge.

        Harris County District Attorney's Office spokesperson Dane Schiller told CNN they volition proceed to reappraisal the grounds and mightiness instrumentality the lawsuit to a expansive assemblage to spot whether determination is an due charge.

          Texas parent  allegedly enactment     lad   successful  trunk of car   to debar  being exposed to Covid-19

          "We perfectly respect the judge's ruling, and we volition proceed with our work," Schiller said.

          Beam's attorney, Nathaniel Pitoniak, told CNN helium had nary comment.

          But extracurricular tribunal Thursday morning, helium told CNN affiliate KHOU: "We quality the facts successful the affidavit that was filed successful this case. But adjacent if they had been true, the justice has acknowledged with his uncovering that my lawsuit did not spot her kid successful imminent information of bodily harm."

            Beam was charged aft authorities arrived astatine a Houston-area Covid testing tract connected January 3 pursuing a study that a wellness services authoritative had recovered the kid successful trunk of her car. She was released from jailhouse Sunday aft she made bail.

            Authorities were called to the Covid-19 investigating  halfway  January 3.

            Beam is simply a teacher successful the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, which said earlier this week that she was connected administrative leave.

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