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Trial to Begin in Del. Home Daycare Death

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Valorie Handy Valorie Handy

MILLSBORO, Del. - A trial gets underway Monday for a woman charged in the death of a 10-month-old baby boy at her home daycare in Sussex County.

Fifty-two-year-old Valorie Handy of Millsboro is charged with murder by abuse or neglect.

Delaware State Police were called to the Handy's Little Disciples home daycare in January 2015 after a worker found the baby unresponsive when trying to wake him from a nap. The baby was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Court records show that Handy was previously charged with assault by abuse or neglect on a child in September 2001. She was found not guilty after a jury trial in 2002.
 

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