Former daycare worker sentenced to 20 years in child’s death
MOBILE, Ala. – A former day care employee has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the death of a 5-year-old boy who was left in a hot daycare van in south Alabama.
WKRG-TV reports that Valarie Patterson was given the sentence – the maximum penalty for manslaughter in Alabama – on Thursday.
Patterson was an employee of Community Nursery and Preschool Academy in Mobile in 2017. Kamden Johnson had fallen asleep on the daycare van and died of heat exposure.
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2/25/2022 8:46:10 AM (GMT -6:00)