Wednesday, March 19, 2014
(Bemidji, MN) -- A Bemidji woman is jailed and facing a second-degree manslaughter for the death of her six-year-old cousin last month. Twenty-two-year-old Rachel Downer was babysitting Mercedes Mayfield and her three-year-old sibling last month. The child was found by her mother outside around 6 a.m. on February 27. The temperatures that night had hit 27 degrees below zero with a wind chill of 40 below.