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Pueblo woman sentenced to six years in community corrections for death of nephew

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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.

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Mitchell was arrested by sheriff's detectives in September of 2021 on a warrant for child abuse resulting in death.

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