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Bridges Found Guilty of Manslaughter of One Year Old Infant

Albany County District Attorney David Soares



Press Release

May 30, 2018



Bridges Found Guilty of Manslaughter of


One Year Old Infant




ALBANY, NY – District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that DAVID BRIDGES, 23, of Troy, was found guilty after a jury trial of (1) Count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a Class B Felony, and (1) Count of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, a Class A Misdemeanor, before Honorable Roger D. McDonough in Albany County Supreme Court this afternoon.

On February 6, 2017, at a residence on South Allen Street in the City of Albany, DAVID BRIDGES caused the death of a one year old infant that was left in his care.

BRIDGES was remanded back to the Albany County Correctional Facility after the verdict and faces up to 25 years in State Prison when sentenced on July 20, 2018.

Co-defendant REBECCA PATRICK, 22, of Albany, previously pleaded guilty to (2) Counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, each Class A Misdemeanors, and will be sentenced at a later date. PATRICK knowingly engaged in conduct in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental, or moral welfare of the same one year old infant between the dates of December 14, 2016 and February 6, 2017.

Special Victims Unit Bureau Chief Shannon Sarfoh and Assistant District Attorney Jennifer McCanney are handling the prosecution of this case.

For more information please contact Cecilia Walsh at (518) 275-4710 or [email protected]