CRIME

Duc Chau indicted on charges of murder in death of toddler

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A 40-year-old babysitter is accused of killing a 17-month-old toddler under his care in Stafford County.

Duc Chau is facing charges of first degree murder, aggravated assault and other charges in the killing of the unidentified boy, who was hurt on July 13 and died two days later.

Police say Chau was caring for the boy in the 1100 block of Providence Street on July 13 when reported that the boy fell onto a tile floor while running to get a bottle of milk.

Authorities investigated the case and brought it to a grand jury, which indicted Chau on criminal charges.

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