She also asked to reduce her bail to $25,000 dollars but Sioux County Judge Edward Jacobson denied that request.
The judge also ordered several restrictions before her next court appearance on April 18th. "Defendant will not be allowed to leave the 30th district of the state of Iowa. She will be subject to pretrial supervision by the 3rd judicial district department of correctional services. Um (pauses) and she will be restricted to contact with our own children rather than any other children," said Jacobson. The babysitter is accused of murdering 3 year old Autumn Elgersma, who suffered fatal head injuries in late October.
In an affidavit, authorities say Sapp claimed she threw the girl down on the ground because Elgersma couldn't take off her jacket off.
Bail will remain at $250,000 dollars.
Sapp's next court appearance will be April 18th.
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