Mom arrested for taking child to tanning booth

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Patricia Krentcil, 44, walks out of Essex County Superior Court after court appearance on charges of child endangerment, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 in Newark, N.J.  Krentcil is accused of taking her 5-year-old child into a tanning booth.  Krentcil tells The Associated Press her daughter got her sunburn from being outside on a recent warm day. New Jersey state law prohibits anyone under 14 from using tanning salons.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Patricia Krentcil, the New Jersey mother accused of allowing her 5-year-old daughter to use a tanning booth, has denied the allegations after she was arrested and charged with second-degree child endangerment, May 2.

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