Alleged toddler rapist surrenders speech therapy license

David Weissman
Leigh Anne Marcini

A York-area child speech therapist accused of performing sex acts on a 2-year-old boy was one of four York County professionals/businesses disciplined by the Pennsylvania Department of State during December.

Leigh Anne Marcini, 37, voluntarily surrendered her license to practice in the state as of Dec.11, according to state reports.

In York, the Manchester Township woman is charged with rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, filming sexual acts with a child and other offenses.

York child speech therapist in prison in NYC on federal charges

She is also accused of sending photos of the abuse to a disgraced police sergeant in New York City, where she is being held in a federal prison.

Court documents indicate Marcini is a speech language pathologist who listed her occupation as "speech therapist, birth to 3 program."

Marcini's license had been current and valid through July 31, 2016, according to state reports, and she retains the right to petition for her license taken off voluntary surrender status if she is acquitted of all criminal charges.

State reports state that Marcini's license surrender does not equal an admittance of guilt.

Other actions: Bryan Fried, 47, whose last known address was in Dillsburg, had his license to practice as real estate agent in the state revoked indefinitely due to multiple convictions.

Fried, who is believed to be currently residing in Indiana, has plead guilty to multiple felonies since 2004, including burglary, identity theft and aggravated assault.

The burglary and identity theft charges stem from a 2005 incident in which Fried broke into his father's Harrisburg real estate business and forged an employee's signature on multiple checks in order to steal $4,360, according to state reports.

In 2007, Fried pleaded guilty to aggravated assault after reportedly hitting a woman twice with his vehicle before driving into a stopped police car, according to state reports.

Fried's license revocation is for a period of at least five years, according to reports.

Dee Dee Ann Brody, of York City, was indefinitely suspended from the state Board of Nursing for failing to comply with a previous consent agreement.

Brody's license has been suspended since April 2011, according to state reports. She worked for WellSpan Health in York Hospital prior to her license suspension, and she failed to submit to drug test twice in 2014, according to reports.

New Length Nail Boutique, in Emigsville, was suspended from the state Board of Cosmetology for failing to pay a previously imposed civil penalty.

The salon, at 3294 N. George St., had been practicing on a lapsed license for more than two years and was ordered to pay a $250 penalty. Its license was reinstated on Dec. 21 after the fine was paid.

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