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Carousel Day School’s Owner and Director Indicted

Carousel Day School’s owner and director Eugene Formica, 65, and assistant director Kathryn Cordaro, 52, both of Hicksville, were indicted this week on charges related to the March 2009 choking death of 2-year-old Olivia Raspanti.

Both Formica and Cordaro, as well as Carousel’s parent corporation, are charged with Reckless Assault of a Child by a Child Day Care Provider, Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree, Misrepresentation by a Child Day Care Provider and two violations of State Social Services Law.

There is no change in bail status and the defendants are due back in court April 14.