Woman gets 30 years in toddler's death after shaking and dropping her

September 24, 2018 - 5:17 pm
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COVINGTON, La. (AP) _ A 44-year-old Louisiana woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a toddler's death. 
 
A news release says Trenique Faciane of Lacombe was sentenced Friday in St. Tammany Parish on a charge of manslaughter, which has a maximum sentence of 40 years. 
 
She was accused of hitting 22-month-old foster child Madison Parrott with a hairbrush, shaking her and dropping her into a bathtub in May 2015. An autopsy found the child died from multiple trauma with bleeding on her brain. 
 
District Attorney Warren Montgomery notes that Faciane owned a day care center at the time. 
 
In February, she entered a plea that doesn't admit guilt but acknowledges that a judge or jury probably would have convicted her. 
 
District Judge Richard Swartz imposed the sentence.

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