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Amanda Brumfield, Billy Bob Thornton's estranged daughter, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for aggravated manslaughter, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Even worse? The victim was her one-year-old goddaughter.

In October 2008, Brumfield was babysitting Olivia Madison Garcia, who died while in her care. Brumfield, 32, was initially charged with murder, but found not guilty.

The manslaughter charge stuck, however. Big time.

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"I miss Olivia just as much as anybody does," Amanda said at Thursday's sentencing before breaking down, according to the Central Florida newspaper.

Since her arrest, Amanda Brumfield has maintained that the infant hit her head falling, trying to climb out of a playpen. Apparently a jury was unswayed.

Olivia's mother, Heather Murphy, told the newspaper that the sentence was "more than I expected." No word if she will appeal the 20-year-sentence.

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Amanda Brumfield, the daughter of Billy Bob Thornton, has been found guilty of aggravated manslaughter.

The verdict came down on Friday regarding Bromfield's role in the death of a one-year old, her best friend's daughter, in 2008. Her attorney tried to argue that the toddler died as the result of injuries suffered in a fall from her playpen.

But prosecutors convinced a jury that the girl's skull fracture and brain swelling could not have been caused in such a manner. Brumfield will be sentenced in July.

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Yesterday, we reported on the tragic case of Billy Bon Thornton's daughter, Amanda Brumfield, being charged with child neglect in the death of a one-year she was babysitting.

Today, Brumfield's mother (and Thornton's ex-wife), Melissa Parish, is coming to her daughter's defense. She told TMZ that Amanda had "no reason" to call 911 when the tyke fell on the night in question because there were "no signs of distress."

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"When you have a situation that does not indicate distress... there are no signs of distress, then there is no reason to immediately call police," Parish said, comparing the child's head injury to that which killed actress Natasha Richardson in March.

Parish added that her daughter was best friends with the baby's mother and was the baby's godmother; everyone is devastated by what transpired.

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Amanda Brumfield, the oldest daughter of Billy Bob Thornton, is in a lot of trouble with the law:

She's been charged with child neglect in the death of a one-year old she was babysitting.

Brumfield told police the baby died in October, following a fall from her playpen. However, the Ocoee Police Department isn't buying the tale.

According to TMZ, the autopsy determined the child suffered a fractured skull and a subdural hematoma due to blunt trauma.

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Here is Brumfield's version of events:

  • After the baby fell, she cleansed her bleeding tongue with a paper towel;
  • Brumfield and the child then played together, followed by a snack of bananas and fruit for the baby.
  • After a nap for both, Brumfield says she picked up the child and it was limp. After that, she called 911.

Police records indicate that the emergency call did not take place until two and a half hours after the original fall.

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