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Babysitter accused of abusing child who was left brain dead

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Lindsay Partin Lindsay Partin
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) -

A southwestern Ohio babysitter is accused of abusing a 3-year-old girl whose family says the child was left brain dead.

The Butler County Sheriff's Office says 35-year-old Lindsay Partin was arrested Friday in Hamilton and jailed on assault and child-endangering charges. It wasn't clear whether she had an attorney ahead of her anticipated arraignment on Monday.

The injured child, Hannah Wesche, was taken to a children's hospital in Cincinnati. Authorities haven't released details about her injuries or how she was hurt.

Hannah's father, Jason Wesche, told WXIX-TV that doctors concluded the toddler was brain dead.

He tells WLWT-TV that he had been taking the girl to Partin's Hanover Township home for months.

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