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8th Indiana church member is indicted in a child's death

Another member of the Faith Assembly congregation has been indicted in the death of a child who was not given medical treatment. Barbara Irwin of Warsaw was charged Monday with reckless homicide, criminal recklessness, and neglect of a dependent for relying on prayer rather than a doctor's care at the time of her six-week-old son's illness - diagnosed as pneumonia - in November. She is the eighth member of the northern Indiana church group to be indicted.

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Kosciusko County Coroner Gary A. Eastlund said he thought medical treatment would have saved the child. County Prosecutor Michael L. Miner said he expected Mrs. Irwin to be arrested tomorrow.

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