VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A baby sitter faces charges stemming from the death of a Virginia Beach toddler.
The Virginia Beach Police Department said Monday that 2-year-old Garrett King died from blunt force trauma.
Police charged 34-year-old Brenda Kay Garner of Virginia Beach with felony child abuse and neglect.
Police say the boy's mother left him in Garner's care around 8 a.m. Thursday. About five hours later, police and emergency personnel responded to a report of an unconscious child. The boy died Friday at a local hospital.
Garner is being held at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center without bond.
The investigation is continuing.
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