Authorities have referred the case of the New Jersey mother accused of taking her then 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth to a grand jury.
Patricia Krentcil was previously scheduled to appear in court Monday for a hearing on a child endangerment charge. That hearing was canceled once the case was sent to the grand jury.
The 44-year-old, who is bronzed-colored from frequent tanning, has pleaded not guilty. Though she has said she is innocent of the charge against her, she admits to excessive tanning herself.
Krentcil is accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth in April. Krentcil said her daughter's burn came from the sun on an unusually warm day and that she would never take the girl into a tanning booth.
It's against New Jersey law for anyone under 14 to use a tanning booth.
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