Billy Bob Thornton’s Daughter Guilty of Manslaughter in Baby’s Death

Mug shot of Amanda Brumfield

Orange County Corrections Department

updated 06/02/2011 AT 11:15 AM ET

originally published 06/02/2011 AT 8:55 AM ET

The estranged daughter of Billy Bob Thornton had been convicted of aggravated manslaughter in the death of a friend’s baby daughter, but was found not guilty of first-degree murder.

The verdict was handed down last Friday to Amanda Brumfield, 32, in the same Orlando, Fla., courthouse where Casey Anthony is being tried for the murder of her daughter, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Brumfield had claimed the death of 1-year-old Olivia Madison Garcia, while in her care as a babysitter one night in October 2008, was an accident – and that she had simply fallen a short distance out of a playpen.


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