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St. Tammany Parish Grand Jury Indicts Foster Mom in Toddler’s Death

Trenique Faciane
Trenique Faciane

COVINGTON—A St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted Trenique C. Faciane, 41, of Lacombe, of second degree murder Tuesday (Sept. 15) in the death of her 22-month-old foster child.

Faciane’s arraignment hearing is set for Sept. 21 before District Judge J. William Knight. Assistant District Attorney Jerry Smith will prosecute the case.

Faciane, the co-owner of Wee Wisdom child care center in Slidell, is accused of beating the 22-month-old girl with a hairbrush, shaking her, and dropping her into a bathtub on May 22. The child later died at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans.