Akron babysitter sentenced to five years in death of 7-week-old baby

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AKRON, Ohio - Laura Flores-Santillan, 50, was sentenced in court Wednesday for the death of a 7-week-old baby.

Flores-Santillan was sentenced to 5 years after pleading guilty to reckless homicide and endangering children.

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On Sept. 4, 2014, Flores-Santillan, who was hired to watch the child, noticed the 7-week-old was unresponsive, according to the Summit County Prosecutor's Office.

Authorities said the baby suffered a traumatic brain injury while being shaken. The child was removed from life support four days later.