'Monster' babysitter 'shook girl, 3, so hard she left her brain dead'

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The 3-year-old's father, Jason Wesche, told WWSB his daughter has been diagnosed as officially brain dead and is not expected to survive.

'This little girl is hanging on by a thread, ' Sheriff Richard Jones told via WLWT.

"The little girl. She's 3".

Wesche told the Cincinnati Enquirer the child was acting normal, like it was any other day.

Latham says her niece is brain dead.

Court documents seen by WLWT5 saw Partin admitted shaking Hannah before she was killed, with relatives claiming she had also been punched before passing out.

The Butler County Sheriff's Office says emergency crews and sheriff's detectives were called to Partin's home Thursday for an unconscious child.

The girl was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital before being transferred to Cincinnati Children's Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Three-year-old Hannah Wesche, of Hamilton Township, was on life support at a hospital. But after he dropped her off at the Hanover Township, Ohio residence around 7 a.m., Hannah collapsed, according to babysitter Lindsay Partin, FOX 19 reported. He was at Partin's court hearing Monday. There, they found an unresponsive Hannah Wesche, who was allegedly breathing heavy and had bruising about her head and face. She is charged with of felonious assault and endangering children. I can't begin to explain the feeling of losing a child at the hands of this....of just a violent act. "Look up", he said softly, according to a 911 call. It wasn't clear whether she had an attorney ahead of her anticipated arraignment on Monday.

"I think she fought the best that she could which is all we can ask", she said.

Told the father Monday morning, "We just want to stress that this situation is devastating". 'Cases like this rip your heart out.

Pictured, Butler County, Ohio babysitter, Lindsay Partin.Hannah Wesche aunt: 'In order to do something like this to an innocent, fragile child, you would have to be a monster'.

The sheriff urged parents to make sure they know who is watching their kids.

Magistrate William Nally set bond at $30,000 cash.

Offered the sheriff, 'Get background checks, talk to neighbors, friends and family members before letting anyone watch your children, know who you are leaving your babies with'.

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