Mother in court for baby death

October 19, 2009 2:26:19 PM PDT
The Jacksonville mother charged with the death of her 3-month-old appeared in court Monday.Nicole Richards went before a judge for the first time to hear the charges against her.

Richards was visiting a friend in Apex when her baby went into respiratory distress and later died.

She is charged with the involuntary manslaughter of her daughter.

Richards is still being held at Wake County jail under a $250,000 bond.

The judge upheld the bond after finding out Richards doesn't have an address in Raleigh.

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