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Arraignment hearing is set for Orange City, Iowa daycare provider charged with the murder of a 3-year-old girl

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ORANGE CITY, IOWA (KTIV) - An arraignment hearing will be held Thursday for an Orange City, Iowa daycare provider charged with the murder of a three-year-old girl.

33-year-old Rochelle Sapp is charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment, resulting in death.

Authorities say test results confirmed the girl, Autumn Elgersma, died of blunt force trauma.

According to court documents, Sapp was taking care of Elgersma at her home.

Sapp says she threw the girl to the floor. after she refused to take her coat off.

A bond hearing will also be held Thursday.

She's currently being held in the Sioux County Jail with $250,000 bond.

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