Babysitter pleads guilty in toddler death -- MAIN

Brittany Napier pleaded guilty on Feb. 5, 2024, to gross child neglect and involuntary manslaughter in the 2023 death of Za’Khi Williams, 2, at Napier’s home in Dunbar.

A Dunbar woman who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the July 2023 death of a 2-year-old she was babysitting was given the maximum penalty Monday.

Judge Ken Ballard sentenced Brittany Napier, 32, to up to six years of confinement and 50 years of court supervision for her role in the death of Za’Khi Williams.

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Ashley Perham is a city reporter. She can be reached at 304-348-1240 or aperham@hdmediallc


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