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Baby sitter charged in Va. Beach toddler's death

Monday - 11/19/2012, 11:40am  ET

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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