One of the individuals who have been charged following the death of a three year old child and the injury of a five year old in Manitowoc over the summer had her initial appearance yesterday. 36 year old Jamie Shrank appeared in court, to face charges of child abuse resulting in death. Her preliminary hearing was scheduled for Thursday at 11:30 AM, while 48 year old Eduardo Gamez, the other suspect in the case, is still searching for an attorney. His initial appearance is scheduled for December 12th at 2:30 PM. Both are facing charges, including child abuse resulting in death, which carries with it the potential for a life sentence. Other charges include chronic neglect of a child, and possession of Methamphetamine.