By Ginny LaRoe
Hamilton County Sheriff John Cupp said a battered and bruised 18-month-old girl died at a local hospital today.
The child, who Sheriff Cupp did not identify, was pronounced brain dead Wednesday and taken off life support at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital at 1:30 p.m. today, he said.
Investigators are questioning the child’s mother and the mother’s boyfriend in the death, according to the sheriff.
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