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Tacoma Babysitter Could Face New Charge In Shaking Case

TACOMA, Wash. - The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office says a 3-year-old's death last spring was caused by complications from a shaking incident in 2007. And prosecutors say the babysitter who pleaded guilty to shaking the toddler could now face a new charge of murder or manslaughter.

The boy, Tyrell Tsosie, was being watched by a cousin the night of the shaking. Tyrell was left brain damaged; he died in March. The cousin, who is now 17, pleaded guilty as a juvenile and was released in May.

Prosecutors tell The News Tribune that they are considering filing a new charge.

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