Riverside: Probationer Accused of Beating Her 3-Year-old Child to Death while Living in a Highgrove Sober Living Home Pleads…“Not Guilty”

A 30 year old mother  from San Bernardino accused of fatally beating her 3-year-old daughter at a Highgrove sober living group home was arraigned Tuesday. Susan Marie Rank pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Riverside County Superior Court Judge Samuel Diaz scheduled a felony settlement conference for March 16 at the Riverside Hall of Justice. She is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.

Rank is charged for Murder and is also charged with a sentence-enhancing allegation of using a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony. She was arrested last on January 26th for allegedly slashing and killing her child.

Rank is also known as Susan Marie Parizek. She has a prior convictions for felony evading of Police and a misdemeanor conviction for driving under the influence.

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