CINCINNATI (AP) — A baby sitter has been indicted on charges in the death of a 1-year-old toddler found in a southwest Ohio apartment.
Hamilton County’s prosecutor says a grand jury in Cincinnati on Monday indicted 26-year-old Marquita Burch of Covington, Ky., on single counts of gross abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Burch is charged in the death of William Cunningham, of Cincinnati.
The prosecutor says Burch was baby-sitting the toddler in the weeks prior to his death. The indictment accuses her of hiding his body in a closet in a cousin’s Hamilton County residence. Burch had reported him missing from a Covington park before his body was found May 26.
Burch’s attorney declined to comment Monday.
The cause of death has not been released.
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