Updated 1 year ago
The Hardin County woman accused of killing a two-year-old girl she was babysitting has pled guilty in the case.
According to the News Enterprise, Ashley Chapman, 28, entered pleas to charges of murder and second-degree persistent felony offense.
Chapman's been in custody since January 26. That was the day after 2-year-old Layla Johnson was admitted to the hospital with severe bruising, swelling and bleeding in her brain. Johnson died three days later.
Prosecutors recommended a 35-year-sentence for Chapman.