22-year-old babysitter released on bail following charge on infant’s death

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BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCBD) A 22-year-old woman was released on bail Saturday morning.

Alisha Picone was charged with homicide by child abuse.

On January 4, police received a call about an infant in distress. The child would then be transported to the hospital where he would later die. The autopsy revealed that the infant died due to blunt head trauma.

Officials say that Picone was the only person with the baby when the injuries occurred.   

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