Palm Beach babysitter charged in baby’s death

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida babysitter appeared in court, Wednesday, accused of shaking a 5-month-old baby to death.

Jessica Amster, 26, is charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child. Prosecutors said she shook the baby to death in August of 2015, fracturing his skull and breaking his arm and leg.

She is being held at the Palm Beach County jail on a $50,000 bond.

Amster was ordered to not have any contact with the victim’s family.

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