Babysitter charged with blunt-force murder of toddler claimed child had heat exhaustion 07/26/2018 4:12 pm PDT Comments WPIX / Hudson County By Aliza Chasan, WPIX JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- (WPIX) -- A 28-year-old babysitter allegedly killed a toddler under his care, police said Thursday. Officers charged Andrew Howard-French with murder for the death of 23-month-old Bryce Sparrow, who suffered from multiple blunt force injuries. Howard-French appeared in court Thursday afternoon but did not yet have contact with his lawyer. NJ.com reports that sources said Howard-French had reported the child was suffering from heat exhaustion – it was over 90 degrees that Tuesday afternoon – but doctors noticed Bryce had physical injuries. FULL STORY: Babysitter accused of killing toddler in Jersey City - WPIX Babysitter charged with murder of 23-month-old boy - NJ.com #Murder #NewJersey #WPIX Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.