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Taunton woman charged in grandchild’s drowning

TAUNTON — A grieving Taunton family was further torn apart on Thanksgiving eve, as a grandmother was jailed on child endangerment charges in the drowning of her 18-month-old granddaughter in a bathtub last year.

Nance Rivera, 52, was arraigned in Taunton District Court on Wednesday and charged with two counts of reckless endangerment of a child and held on $2,500 bail, said Gregg Miliote, spokesman for Bristol District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter. A not-guilty plea was entered on Rivera’s behalf , Miliote said.

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