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Grand jury to hear report in creek drowning case

Justin and Blake DeVercelly Justin and Blake DeVercelly

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - A Clermont County grand jury will hear the case of a babysitter who was in the care of two boys who drowned in a creek.

Michelle Walls was babysitting Justin, 11, and Blake, 8, DeVercelly in June when the brothers left to play in a swollen creek near the Brown-Clermont county line. They were overcome by rising waters and drowned.

Prosecutors say Walls should have been looking out for the boys. A friend of hers who was there at the time said the case is nothing more than a horrible accident.

The Grand Jury will decide whether or not Walls should be indicted.


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