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28-year-old charged in toddler's death

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AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The charges have been upgraded against an Aiken County man after a 2-year-old boy who was in his care died.  

Officials say 28-year-old Ivory Blackshire has now been charged with homicide by child abuse.

Aiken County deputies were called out to Blackshire's home on Dallas Circle to help provide medical attention to the toddler.

The child later died at the hospital.

Blackshire was initially charged with inflicting bodily harm, but deputies later determined he was responsible for the child's death.

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