PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) A young mother pleaded guilty Thursday in the death of her 2-year-old son.
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Patricia Giddings, 22, of Au Sable Forks, took a plea deal for second-degree manslaughter.
Police say she and her boyfriend kept her toddler, Ellyah Elvidge, penned in his room with a piece of plywood blocking the door. Last August, the boy died after getting his head stuck in a notch in the plywood.
Giddings' boyfriend, Brandon Bushey, 24, is also charged in the case.