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Babysitter accused of beating child to death appears in court

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

VINE GROVE, KY (WAVE) – The Hardin County babysitter accused of beating a 2-year-old to death said she is not guilty.

Ashley Chapman is accused of killing Layla Johnson, the girl she was babysitting.

Police said Chapman hit Layla so hard she had to be taken to the hospital, where she died.

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Chapman is now being formally charged with murder.

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