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www.wmfd.com - The investigation into the March 29 death of two-year-old La'naya Brooks, who was hit by the SUV driven by her father outside of Walmart in Ontario, is in the hands of Richland County prosecutors. }}" />

   
 
 
Prosecutors Reviewing Case Of Child Hit By Car At Walmart

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  Originally Published on: 4/15/2014

The investigation into the March 29 death of two-year-old La'naya Brooks, who was hit by the SUV driven by her father outside of Walmart in Ontario, is in the hands of Richland County prosecutors.

Police completed their investigation in two days, and sent the results to prosecutors for possible presentation to a grand jury for consideration of charges against Andrew Brooks, 25.

Police Chief Rod Smith says the investigation found no evidence Brooks had been drinking or texting, but he did not have a driver's license and the vehicle did not have a child safety seat for La'Naya.

First Assistant Prosecutor Bambi Couch-Page is just starting to review the case, after being on vacation for two weeks, and she urges the public to be patient.

She expects to present it to the grand jury in May or June.

One of the pieces of evidence to be presented to the grand jury is the store surveillance video of the La'Naya Brooks getting out of the SUV and being hit, which is described as extremely graphic and horrifying.

   
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