Mother of Saratoga toddler who died in his crib gets six months in jail

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A former Saratoga female will commit 6 months in jail for her part in leaving her toddler son by yourself at residence the day he died in his crib. 

The autopsy confirmed Vanessa N. and Gary S. Osier’s 5-thirty day period-aged son died from a “unexpected, unexplained toddler dying,” Wood County District Legal professional Craig Lambert said.

If the scenario went to trial, it would have been difficult to confirm leaving the toddler household by yourself brought on his dying, Lambert stated. 

Both equally Vanessa and Gary Osier pleaded no contest to a cost of neglecting a little one less than age 6 as section of a plea arrangement. The charge was lessened from a demand of baby neglect ensuing in death

Vanessa Osier, 27, who was dwelling in Environmentally friendly Lake County following the baby’s demise, has minor prison historical past and was a lot less liable for the youngster neglect than 24-year-previous Gary Osier, Lambert reported. Vanessa Osier was at work when the toddler was remaining by yourself.

In accordance to the felony complaint: 

Vanessa Osier and her then-partner, Gary, were being both equally living in Saratoga in September 2018 when Gary Osier took his spouse to do the job and then went to the YMCA in Port Edwards with two other little ones and Vanessa Osier’s brother. The couple’s newborn was remaining home by itself in the crib. 

Several hours afterwards, Gary Osier called Wooden County emergency dispatchers and reported his son was not breathing. A sheriff’s deputy arrived to obtain the baby was unresponsive. The Wooden County coroner pronounced the toddler dead.

Gary Osier explained to deputies he took his spouse to function at 2:20 p.m. and then returned home and went about his everyday regimen. He claimed he checked on the toddler about 20 minutes in advance of he termed 911 and the toddler was great. He claimed he then went exterior to move a motor vehicle, went back in the dwelling and located the little one had turned purple.