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North Dakota woman who operated unlicensed day care is sentenced to 19 years in baby’s death

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A North Dakota woman has been sentenced to 19 years in prison in connection with the death of a baby who attended her unlicensed home child care center. Patricia Wick pleaded guilty in January to murder, child abuse and operating an unlicensed day care center. A judge sentenced her Tuesday. Prosecutors alleged she caused head and neck injuries to the 5-month-old boy. He died in September 2022. They say that another boy broke his arm while in her care after falling off a swing and that she didn’t report the injury right away to his parents.

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