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Published October 08, 2009, 10:26 AM

Former Grand Forks Teen Faces Manslaughter Trial

The judge has excused eight prospective jurors in an upcoming Bismarck manslaughter trial because of their responses to a jury questionnaire.

The judge has excused eight prospective jurors in an upcoming Bismarck manslaughter trial because of their responses to a jury questionnaire.

Eighteen-year-old Stevie Buckley of Bismarck faces trial Oct. 19 in the death of her infant daughter in February. Authorities said the 6-month-old girl was dehydrated and severely undernourished when brought to the hospital.

Buckley is originally from Grand Forks, but was attending college in Bismark.

She pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and three drug

charges.

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