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Woman Pleads Guilty In Toddler’s Death

An Ada County woman accused of leaving her 23-month-old son in her car in August has pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child in the toddler’s death.

Authorities said Kimberley Sue Gillis, 26, left her son Andrew in her Buick for up to two hours on Aug. 2, in 93-degree heat.

When Andrew arrived at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, he had a temperature of 105.8 degrees. He died of heat stroke the following day.

Gillis is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 5 before 4th District Judge Robert Newhouse. She faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.

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