Grandmother Could Face Death Penalty
A grandmother who is accused of forcing her granddaughter to run as punishment until she died, could face the death penalty.
Joyce Garrard, who is 46 years old, is facing a capital murder charge.
Authorities say she made nine-year-old Savannah Hardin run around the family's house for three hours last month.
It was reportedly a punishment for lying about taking a chocolate candy bar.
The child later died.
The child's stepmother, 27-year-old Jessica Mae Hardin, was also indicted in the case.
She's charged with felony murder and will not face the death penalty if convicted.
An attorney for the woman says they did nothing wrong.
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