The Sumter Police Department says a woman has been charged in connection with the death of a toddler that was left in her care.
According to authorities, preliminary autopsy results indicate the child had a gunshot wound to the head.
Police are investigating a 2-year-old’s death as possible abuse.
According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, a Sumter County woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a minor. Authorities say Sharma Ladile Harris, 37, is accused of disconnecting a medical ventilator deemed necessary to assist with the child’s breathing.