Georgetown day care owner pleads guilty after baby’s death

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The Georgetown woman who ran an in-home day care where a 5-month-old baby died has pleaded guilty to a tampering with evidence charge.

The punishment phase of Holly Harrison’s trial begins next week. 

Harrison also entered a no contest plea in connection with a charge of injury of a child. The plea means she’s not accepting guilt but will accept punishment and not fight the charge. The no contest plea comes as Harrison faces a civil suit stemming from the same incident. 

She faces 2 to 20 years in prison. 

The Department of Family and Protective Services found numerous issues with All About Kids day care, which was operated by Harrison.

One of the main findings determined that a child was neglected while in Harrison’s care. Investigators discovered Harrison 37, waited at least 15 minutes before calling 911 when she says she found Brody Havins unresponsive in her care on Jan. 13.

The report states Harrison failed to give the baby appropriate CPR, which is a part of day care training. The report states she was texting while attempting chest compressions on the child.

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