Babysitter sentenced in infant's death

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A Petersburg babysitter who pled guilty in the death of an infant was sentenced Wednesday.

As part of her plea agreement, Linda Grant was given five years suspended on a child neglect charge.

She was sentenced to three months on an involuntary manslaughter charge. The Petersburg Sheriff's Office will determine if she can serve that at home.

Grant was originally was charged with murder, but both sides agree the child's death was an accident.

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