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Two Charged In Death Of Warren County Toddler

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Two people have been indicted in the 2012 death of a toddler.

The Daily News reported that Robert Roger Dishman has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal abuse. Tiffany Dawn Sampson has been charged with second-degree criminal abuse.

The indictment against Dishman says he is accused of wantonly causing a person's death on Aug. 24, 2012, in Warren County.

Under state law, second-degree criminal abuse can be charged against a person accused of abusing someone in his or her custody or permits someone to be abused, placing the victim in a situation that may cause serious physical injury, torture, cruel confinement or cruel punishment.

Court records indicate that there are active arrest warrants against both defendants.

The victim's name is redacted in copies of the unsealed indictments.

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