Saturday, June 3, 2017

Babysitter Arrested After Child Died In Bathtub

A Killeen babysitter was arrested May 25 in connection with the death of a toddler she was babysitting back on Jan. 11, the Killeen Police Department confirmed to KCEN-TV on Friday.

Rebecca Estrada, 29, was arraigned on a charge of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury, following a warrant that was issued May 24. Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set her bond at $150,000, a police official said, but Estrada later posted bond and was released.

Estrada was supposed to be watching 8-month-old Landon Rasmussen on Jan. 11 at a home on Taylor Renee Drive in Killeen, according to Killeen Police. First responders found Landon unresponsive in a bathtub that day and he later died in a hospital on Jan. 29, Killeen Police Commander Alex Gearhart confirmed.


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