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Albion babysitter pleads guilty to murder of toddler

ALBION, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – An Albion babysitter who allegedly molested and murdered a toddler has pleaded guilty to one count of murder.

Fort Wayne’s NBC previously reported that Trevor L. Wert, 42, is facing charges after police found the 2 ½-year-old girl he was babysitting unresponsive in the 300 block of W. Railroad Street in Albion on Nov. 1.

Officers rushed the little girl to the hospital where she died. Medical personnel saw signs of abuse, including significant bruising, and signs she had been sexually assaulted.

READ MORE: Albion babysitter charged with child molesting, murder in toddler’s death

On Thursday, Wert plead guilty to one count of murder. Wert is expected to be sentenced on December 31.

Jazlynn Bebout

Jazlynn Bebout is the Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Editor at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @jazlynnsb

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