The Fayette County Coroner confirms that a toddler allegedly beaten by her mother’s boyfriend has succumbed to her injuries.
19-month-old Aria Blanton died at UK Hospital on April 19.
Robert Collins and Laura Blanton are in the Montgomery County Jail. Deputies say that Collins brought Blanton’s toddler daughter to her place of work with severe injuries.
A co-worker of Blanton’s called 911.
Aria was airlifted to Kentucky Children’s Hospital where she died. Her death has been ruled a homicide.
The charges against Collins and Blanton have not been upgraded as of Friday morning.