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Community mourns 4-year-old Newark girl; baby sitter Sakita Covington charged in death

Neighbors joined the family of a toddler who

Neighbors joined the family of a toddler who died when a woman who was supposed to be watching her allegedly abandoned her. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

Neighbors joined the family of a toddler who died when a woman who was supposed to be watching her allegedly abandoned her.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says the baby sitter, 38-year-old Sakita Covington, was charged with four counts of child endangerment and aggravated assault.

Police were dispatched at around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday to the Bradley Court apartments on...

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