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Danbury nanny in child abuse case gets prison time

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DANBURY -

A nanny from Danbury who burned a 3-year-old on a hot stove and then trapped the little girl in a toy chest is going to prison.

Lidia Quilligana was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

A court-appointed advocate says Quilligana also tortured the victim's 1-year-old twin siblings, as well as abusing the the little girl.

Quilligana was arrested two years ago after a hidden camera recorded the abuse.

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