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Schenectady grandmother now charged with murder

Gloria Nelligan, 43, is led out of the Schenectady police station after her arrest Feb. 25. She is accused of beating her 8-year-old grandson, Sha'hiim, to death.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Gloria Nelligan, 43, is led out of the Schenectady police station after her arrest Feb. 25. She is accused of beating her 8-year-old grandson, Sha'hiim, to death.
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The top charge against the city woman accused of fatally beating her 8-year-old grandson last month is now murder, with prosecutors saying Friday that the beating amounted to torture. Gloria Nelligan, 43, of 23 Mynderse St., faces one count each of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the Feb. 23 death of her grandson, Sha’hiim Nelligan. She was arrested the day after the death and charged with first-degree manslaughter, which has a maximum penalty of ...

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alexa144
March 29, 2013
7:57 p.m.

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A case of the punishment did not fit the crime. If the young boy apologized that was enough punishment. In spite of the crime he is now an angel who did not deserve what hid grandmother did to him.

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