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Wick to stand trial for murder in January

Patricia Wick, a former Carrington daycare owner who’s accused of murdering an infant, was back in court on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Wick has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of a 5-month-old while in her care in September of 2022. An autopsy ruled the cause of death to be blunt force trauma to the head and neck.

She also pleaded not guilty to child abuse after a 6-year-old allegedly suff...