CAMBRIA MAN ADMITS KILLING BABY

A Cambria County man who had been charged with the death of a young child he was baby-sitting, admitted on Thursday that he killed the child.
Patrick Burkett pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the death of 22-month-old Raegan Panick.
Burkett was watching the baby while the child’s mother was at work in August 2012.
The child’s mother returned home after work and found the baby unresponsive.
The child was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, where she later died of a fractured skull.
Burkett will be sentenced on Nov. 7.

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