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      Baby sitter found guilty in death of infant

      WLUK file photo.
      WLUK file photo.
      BARABOO, Wis. (AP) - A Reedsburg baby sitter has been found guilty of killing a 4-month-old child in her care.

      Jurors in Sauk County deliberated for about 2½ hours before finding Jeanette Janusiak guilty Wednesday of first-degree intentional homicide in the death of Payten Rain Shearer.

      District Attorney Kevin Calkins told jurors the baby's blood was found spattered on a wall, on a sheet and on a pillow case and diapers found in the trash. Defense attorney Eric Schulenburg argued that it was unlikely that a woman who had no documented history of child abuse would murder the infant daughter of her best friend.

      The Baraboo News Republic says a sentencing date has not been set.