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Babysitter accused in beating of 2-year-old

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Ashley Chapman (Source: Hardin County Detention Center) Ashley Chapman (Source: Hardin County Detention Center)

By Baylee Pulliam

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A 28-year-old woman was arrested Thursday on charges of beating a two-year-old girl so badly her brain bled.

According to Kentucky State Police, Ashley Chapman was babysitting the girl in Vine Grove. State police say the girl was unresponsive and had bruises all over her body.

Chapman is charged with first degree criminal abuse and is being held in the Hardin County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond. She was arraigned Friday morning.

The child, who is not being identified because of her age, is being treated at Kosair Children's Hospital. She was listed in critical condition late Thursday. 

The abuse allegedly happened January 25.

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