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No prison for GA woman who helped baby killer

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13-month-old Antonio Santiago. 13-month-old Antonio Santiago.
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

BRUNSWICK, GA (AP) - A coastal Georgia woman is being spared from prison after she helped throw away a handgun police say her brother used to kill a 13-month-old boy in Brunswick last year.

Sabrina Elkins, 20, was sentenced Monday to serve five years on probation - including six months confined to a Georgia work camp. She pleaded guilty in May to tampering with evidence. Her brother, De'Marquise Elkins, is serving a life prison sentence after he was convicted last year in the March 2013 slaying of Antonio Santiago. The toddler was shot between the eyes as he sat in a stroller while men tried to rob his mother.

The Elkins siblings' mother, Karimah Elkins, was previously sentenced to 10 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to dumping the gun in a pond.

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