KFOR / Pottawatomie County
Rochester, N.Y. -- (WHAM) -- A grand jury indicted a Rochester woman Friday on attempted murder and assault charges involving a child last month.
According to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office, 54-year-old Stephany Ruckdeschel was arraigned Friday morning after a Monroe County Grand Jury indictment was unsealed.
Ruckdeschel is charged with attempted murder 2nd, assault 2nd, and criminal sale of a controlled substance.
Police say Ruckdeschel tried to kill a child under the age of 17 at a home on Wetmore Park on October 12.
A grand jury indictment obtained by 13WHAM News states Ruckdeschel tried to kill the child.
The unsealed indictment accused Ruckdeschel of giving the girl a drug without her consent to intentionally cause a "stupor, unconsciousness or other physical impairment or injury." Ruckdeschel is accused of selling Zolpidem illegally.
Zolpidem is a drug traditionally used to treat insomnia.