Michelle Schweigert has pled guilty to assault of a two year of girl. The child was left in the care of her father and her father’s girlfriend at the time of the incident in December of 2013.
Reports show that the child was discovered to have noticeable injuries, that were believed to be at least a week old on December 11th, 2013. There was substantial bruising to the child’s leg, arm and face. After a complaint was brought to The RCMP by a family member, the child was transported, for treatment, to the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.
Schweigert and her co-accused, Kyle Gurney, were charged with assault, aggravated assault, failing to provide the necessities of life and criminal negligence causing bodily harm. Schweigert is scheduled to be sentenced on April 22nd. Gurney is due in court in the upcoming weeks.