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Child Abuse Trial Continues

Suspect Charged With Felony Child Abuse Resulting In Death

Day 2 of the child abuse trial continued this week in Kimball County District Court. Alexander Romero, 24, is charged with felony child abuse that was committed intentionally and resulted in death.

Romero’s 7-month-old daughter died in April 2019. She was in the care of Romero when she became unresponsive and was taken to Kimball Health Services.

The child was then transported to Children’s Hospital in Denver for treatment. The small child was placed on life support and died a few days later.

Romero appeared clean cut and attentive during the trial. If convicted, he could be sentence...