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Woman Arrested In Death of Boyfriend's Toddler, Who Died After Eating Chili Powder

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A 21-year-old Apple Valley woman has been arrested for her alleged role in the death of a 2-year-old girl who died after ingesting chili powder.Amanda Sorensen was arrested Monday on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death and booked into the West Valley Detention Center, reports L.A. Now. The child was the daughter of Sorensen's boyfriend, according to CBS2.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department say an autopsy is pending and the investigation is ongoing.

Authorities were called to the child's home Sunday when it was reported the little girl was suffering a seizure. The girl was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Sorensen is jailed on $500,000 bail and is expected in court Wednesday.