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Suffolk grandmother pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in death of granddaughter

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Posted at 9:35 PM, Oct 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-11 06:06:32-04

A Suffolk grandmother has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the death of her granddaughter.

Kimberly Artis could face up to 22 years in prison.

Two-year-old Destiny Reddick died last summer after ingesting a prescription medication.

Police say the drug Suboxone was found in a candy dish by the girl.

Steven Bullock, Artis' boyfriend, pleaded guilty to similar charges last month.

They will both be sentenced on December 17th.