3 more relatives sentenced in 2016 death of a Tucson toddler
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3 more relatives sentenced in 2016 death of a Tucson toddler

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three more relatives have been sentenced in connection with the 2016 beating death of a Tucson toddler.

Tucson TV station KOLD reports Ambrosio Veranza Pavon received three years’ probation and 30 days in jail and was taken into custody.

He’s listed in court documents as a grandparent of Adam Mada, who was 20 months old when he died in March 2016.

Another grandparent — Leticia Henderson — also was taken into custody Monday after receiving three years’ probation and 30 days in jail with all but three days suspended.

Pima County prosecutors say the boy’s aunt and foster caregiver— Leticia Elizabeth Henderson — was sentenced to three years’ probation and 30 days in jail with all days suspended.

Prosecutors say six of toddler’s relatives were charged with failing to seek medical attention for the child including the boy’s uncle, the uncle’s wife and the boy’s mother who didn’t have custody of him when he died.

Authorities say the child had broken ribs and blunt force trauma to his head and torso.

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