Three women charged following death of three-year-old in Ashtabula

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Three women are being charged in the death of a three-year-old in Ashtabula County, including his mother. 

The child, identified as Brantley Santiago died from blunt force trauma following an incident that happened back in April in Orwell Village. 

According to a press release from the prosecutor in the case, Beverly Santiago is being charged with one count of endangering children and involuntary manslaughter.  

The other two women, Valerie and Samantha Olah, are being charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter, felonious assault, as well as endangering children.  The babysitters reportedly told the Orwell Police Department the boy had fallen down the stairs.  

According to the medical examiner, Brantley died of blunt force trauma to the head, trunk, and extremities. 

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