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Woman arrested after toddler dies from eating chili powder

Posted at 7:19 PM, Jan 08, 2013

APPLE VALLEY, Ca. (WTVR) -- A woman has been charged with child abuse after a two-year-old girl died in her care.

The child began having seizures after she ingested chili powder, police say she was given the powder as a form of punishment.

The woman is in police custody and her bail is set at $500,000.

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