FLORENCE, Colo. -- A Florence day care provider has been charged in the death of a 9-month-old boy.
Christine Humphrey, 44, appeared in court Thursday on a felony charge of child abuse resulting in death, according to the Pueblo Chieftain.
Sheriff's deputies were called to an in-home day care and found Rhett Walker unresponsive April 29. The boy died at a nearby hospital.
Humphrey, who is due back in court Oct. 11, did not qualify for a public defender Thursday so she will be required to hire her own attorney. She does not have a publicly listed phone number.