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Boy beaten ‘over prolonged period’: authorities

Schenectady police are seen parked outside the 23 Mynderse St. home of Gloria Nelligan (inset) on Feb. 25. Nelligan was charged with murder by a grand jury today in the death of her 8-year-old grandson, Sha'hiim.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Schenectady police are seen parked outside the 23 Mynderse St. home of Gloria Nelligan (inset) on Feb. 25. Nelligan was charged with murder by a grand jury today in the death of her 8-year-old grandson, Sha'hiim.
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The city woman accused of killing her 8-year-old grandson did so by repeatedly beating the boy "over a prolonged period," according to papers filed in court this morning. The grandmother, Gloria Nelligan, 43, appeared in Schenectady City Court this morning and was ordered held without bail. According to papers filed in court, Nelligan is accused of beating 8-year-old Sha'Hiim Nelligan, intending to cause him physical injury but creating a grave risk of serious physical injury ...

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safny
February 25, 2013
10:34 a.m.

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and his mother and father are...??

wmarincic
February 25, 2013
11:25 a.m.

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If the child is 8 that means the grandmother was 35 when he was born and taking into consideration a 9 month ptegnancy for her daughter and herself, zalesko is right, they both had children around the time they were 16. Too bad.

Cortsmom87
February 25, 2013
11:29 a.m.

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I am confused. What happened when he went to school when he showed signs of abuse?
This is so upsetting in so many ways

schdypete
February 25, 2013
1:15 p.m.

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Look at the story the Gazette posted a short time ago about a 2007 Gazette article about the Grandmother and the group she started. It explains where the mother is. It's quite a damning story for the Grandmother.

TwiceStroked
February 25, 2013
4 p.m.

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Good detective work J.J.

wmarincic
February 25, 2013
7:39 p.m.

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schdypete, nice job, now the Gazette finds the old story and posts it. Again, if there was even a little vetting of a story they would have found it themselves. Great investigative reporting Gazette, HAHAHAHA

dan
February 26, 2013
12:18 a.m.

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It should be noted that The Gazette posted about the 2007 story on their Facebook page at noon ( https://www.facebook.com/DailyGazette/po... ), an hour before schdypete posted about it here.

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