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Babysitter pleads guilty to infant beating death

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

HARDIN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A babysitter pleaded guilty to the beating death of a toddler.

Ashley Chapman plead to the murder charges Wednesday afternoon in a Hardin County courtroom.

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In January, Chapman was watching Layla Johnson, 2, who was rushed to the hospital with severe bruising.

Layla died a few days later.

The Commonwealth recommended Chapman serve a 35-year sentence.

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