Billy Bob Thornton's Daughter Sentenced To 20 Years For Death Of Best Friend's Daughter

The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the death of a friend’s 1-year-old daughter during an overnight stay at her home.

Amanda Brumfield was sentenced Thursday, four months after she was convicted of aggravated manslaughter of a child. She was acquitted of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse charges.

Brumfield claimed that Olivia Madison Garcia hit her head after falling while trying to climb out of a playpen.

Prosecutors said it was “impossible” that a fall from that height would cause a three-and-a-half inch fracture on the girl’s skull.

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