Inland Empire News
Woman pleads not guilty in toddler's chili-powder death
APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- An Apple Valley woman pleaded not guilty to charges she killed a 2-year-old girl who died after eating chili powder.
Amanda Sorenson, 21, was arraigned Thursday in Victorville. The victim, Joilene, is the daughter of Sorenson's boyfriend.
Authorities said Joilene went into a seizure Sunday after ingesting the powder, and later died at a hospital. Autopsy results are still pending.
Sorenson has been charged with murder and child assault. She was being held on $1 million bail.
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