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Bethel man pleads guilty in toddler's death

Timothy Hoskins (Source: Clermont County Jail) Timothy Hoskins (Source: Clermont County Jail)

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - A Bethel, Ohio man has pleaded guilty to his role in the death of a 2-year-old boy.

Timothy Hoskins pled guilty to murder and tampering with evidence for the death of his stepson, Jerry Wells.

Hoskins' wife, Krystle, is also facing charges for her son's death.

Police say Wells was in the care of Hoskins when he died, but investigation revealed that the child had suffered injuries prior to his death. The Hoskins' originally told police Wells fell down the steps, but police determined that not to be true.

Timothy Hoskins will be sentenced Oct. 8.


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