Watertown woman charged with abuse in death of 16-month-old
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - A Watertown woman has been charged with the death of a 16-month-old in her care.
Police responded to a report of an unconscious child at an in-home daycare in west Watertown on Wednesday. The 16-month-old was later transported to a Sioux Falls hospital and died.
Authorities say the 16-month-old’s injuries were consistent with abuse.
30-year-old Amanda Walder has been arrested for abuse or cruelty to a minor.
Watertown Police and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating.
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