Mother faces charges after fatal fire

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Posted: September 7, 2013

The Winchester Star

Sherry Cruz, whose 2-year-old son died in a June 18 fire at 300-302 N. Kent St., talks with city police Sgt. Frank Myrtle (center) and city Assistant Fire Marshal Matt Gearhart after the blaze. She has been charged with child neglect. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The mother of a 2-year-old boy who died in a city apartment fire in June was charged on Friday with four counts of felony child neglect related to the blaze.

Sherry Cruz, 34, now of…



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