MANHATTAN — A 45-year-old Manhattan nanny was hit with attempted murder charges during her Tuesday arraignment after she allegedly shoved baby wipes down a 2-month-old boy’s throat, officials said. Marianne Benjamin-Williams was charged with attempted murder, strangulation, assault and endangering the welfare of a child for the May 18 incident. At the time, she was employed as a nanny for two children at a Waterside Plaza apartment. The baby boy involved was born in March, police said. Benjamin-Williams allegedly caused him “serious physical injury,” according to the criminal complaint. “He’s choking,” Benjamin-Williams allegedly told cops in May. “He likes to chew on baby wipes.” She told police she couldn’t go with them because she had to stay and take care… Next »
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