CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) - A baby sitter and her boyfriend have been charged with killing atoddler whose body was encased in concrete and dumped in a swampyarea in northwest Indiana.
The body was found yesterday in rural LaPorte County andidentified as 2-year-old Jada Justice.
She was reported missing on June 16 by her cousin, 18-year-oldEngelica Castillo, who had been taking care of her since June8.
Castillo and 24-year-old Tim Tkachik, both of Hobart, werecharged with murder, neglect of a dependent, battery and falseinforming. Each faces a sentence of 45 to 65 years if convicted ofmurder. They are being held without bond in the Lake CountyJail.
According to court documents, an autopsy showed Jada hadnumerous skull fractures.
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