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Child Abuse? Babysitter Caught On Video Dumping Gallons of Water On Infant

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:03:58 Z)

A babysitter who dumped gallons of water on a 7-month-old baby at a water park is under investigation for abuse. This video from WISH-TV shows the controversial incident.


An Indianapolis woman said she has fired her babysitter after seeing a cell phone video showing gallons of water being dumped on her seven-month-old baby .

The Greenwood Police Department and the Department of Child Services are investigating the incident. It happened Wednesday at the splash pad on Lincoln Street in Greenwood.

Brittany Dixson said she was absolutely mortified after seeing that video for the first time. She said she doesn't think she can trust anyone with her baby ever again.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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