Kansas Toddler Dies Of Suspected Child Abuse

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WELLINGTON, Kan. (AP) _ A south-central Kansas toddler has died,
and her mother's boyfriend has been arrested on suspicion of child
abuse.

Wellington police chief Tracy Heath says the 2-year-old girl
died shortly after noon Thursday in a Wichita hospital. The child
was taken to Sumner Regional Medical Center Tuesday night and then
transported to Wichita in critical condition.

KAKE-TV reported that she was suffering from severe head trauma.

The boyfriend of the child's mother was arrested Wednesday. His
name isn't being released pending formal charges.