(KTLA) – Amanda Sorensen, 21, of Apple Valley CA has been arrested in connection to a toddler’s death. TV station KTLA reports that police believe the child died as a result of eating chili powder as a punishment. Sunday for a child suffering from a seizure after ingesting chili powder. She is believed to be the girlfriend of the toddler’s father.
The 2-year-old girl was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
She is being held on $500,000 bail. Sorensen is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.