Billy Bobs daughter Charged with murder

The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been charged with murder over the death of a one-year-old girl that she was babysitting.
Brumfield, 29, was booked at the Orange County jail in Flordia last night.
She faces charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child.
Court records show she told investigators the infant, who died in her care in October, acted normally and ate bananas after she fell from a playpen and hit her head.
But detectives believe Brumfield's story is inconsistent with the girl's injuries.
Brumfield, Billy Bob's eldest daughter by first wife Melissa Parish, was charged with child neglect earlier this month before being booked for murder yesterday.
An autopsy revealed the child suffered a fractured skull and a brain injury due to blunt trauma - a type of physical injury to the head.
Brumfield said she noticed the baby's tongue was bleeding after the fall and cleaned it with a paper towel.
She claimed she then played with the child, who seemed 'happy', and fed her bananas and fruit snacks.
Brumfield told police she laid the child next to her on the couch and fell asleep, celebrity website TMZ reported earlier this month.
She says she was woken up by a phone call and went to take the child back to the playpen, only to find her body was limp when she lifted her.
Police say Brumfield's call for help did not come until two-and-a-half hours after the original fall.
'It might have been an accident, but she had an obligation to get that child care,' said a police spokesman. 'For two and a half hours she did not care for that child.'
Billy Bob Thornton's publicist told CNN news that Thornton is estranged from Amanda and has had no contact with her for quite some time
Arnold Robinson told CNN in a written statement: 'When informed about this situation, he [Billy Bob] commented that, "'Anytime a baby's life is lost is an unimaginable tragedy and my heart goes out to the baby's family and loved ones'".
The actor's first wife, Melissa Parish said her daughter, an unemployed bank loan officer, was close friends with the baby's mother and couldn't have harmed the little girl named Olivia.
'It's a tragic situation, she loved that little so much and it [her death] just crushed her, just devastated her," Parish told The New York Post recently.
'She was Olivia's godmother and the mother's best friend. It's just a horrible situation and it's being made worse and exploding even more just because of who my ex-husband is.'


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