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2 charged in death of Kentucky toddler

September 28th, 2013 2:59 pm by Associated Press

2 charged in death of Kentucky toddler

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Two people have been indicted in the death of a Kentucky toddler last year.

The Daily News reports that Robert Roger Dishman has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal abuse. Tiffany Dawn Sampson, of Greenbrier, Tenn., has been charged with second-degree criminal abuse.

The indictment against Dishman says he is accused of wantonly causing a person's death on Aug. 24, 2012, in Warren County, Ky.

Under state law, second-degree criminal abuse can be charged against a person accused of abusing someone in his or her custody or permits someone to be abused, placing the victim in a situation that may cause serious physical injury, torture or cruel punishment.

Court records show active arrest warrants against both defendants.

The victim's name is redacted in copies of the unsealed indictments.

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Information from: Daily News, http://www.bgdailynews.com


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