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Police: daycare provider caused toddler's fatal injuries

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ORANGE CITY (KWWL) -

A western Iowa toddler has died from head injuries that police said were inflicted by her daycare provider.

KTIV is reporting that three-year-old Autumn Elgersma died Thursday, after her daycare provider slammed her to the floor, according to police.

Authorities believe the child was injured in a home on the eastern edge of Orange City, where Rochelle Sapp, 33, runs a daycare.

Sapp admitted to police that she threw the child to the floor after the girl refused to take off her coat.

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