Prosecutors to retry local woman in shaken-baby case
Rochester, N.Y. - Prosecutors in Monroe County will retry a Greece woman, whose conviction in a shaken-baby murder case was overturned.
On Thursday, District Attorney Sandra Doorley's office told 13WHAM jury selection will begin September 5th for Rene Bailey.
In 2001, Bailey was convicted in the death of 2-year-old Brittany Sheets. Bailey was watching Sheets at her home daycare at the time.
After spending 9 years in prison, her conviction was overturned when new scientific information showed the injuries could have other causes.
In 2016, an appellate court agreed with that ruling.
Bailey's new trial will be before State Supreme Court Justice Judith Sinclair, according to Doorley's office.