Pueblo woman sentenced to six years in community corrections for death of nephew
PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) -- A Pueblo woman was sentenced to six years in community corrections in connection to the death of her 19-month-old nephew.
According to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, Maverick Mitchell suffered "serious injuries" while under the care of his aunt 26-year-old Kayla M. Mitchell in November of 2018.
Investigators determined his injuries were the result of child abuse. He died at a Colorado Springs hospital.
Mitchell was arrested by sheriff's detectives in September of 2021 on a warrant for child abuse resulting in death.