Bail increased in case against Newark baby sitter Sakita Covington after death of 4-year-old Naira Bennett
An Essex County judge has raised a baby sitter's bail following the death of a 4-year-old girl found unattended in a Newark apartment with three other children.
Judge Marilyn Williams ordered 38-year-old Sakita Covington held on $500,000 bail. Covington is charged with child endangerment and aggravated assault.
Police were called Wednesday to an apartment in Newark's...