EXCLUSIVE: 911 Call Involving Billy Bob Thornton's Daughter After Death Of Infant

Jun. 3 2009, Published 11:00 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email has exclusively obtained the tape of a 911 call made by an unidentified man who was with Amanda Brumfield, the estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton, after a baby died in her care. Brumfield was released from custody Monday after she was arrested and charged with felony child neglect last week.

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Authorities say Brumfield, 29, was babysitting her one-year-old infant goddaughter, Olivia Garcia, last October when the child died in her care.

According to the Ocoee Florida Police Department, Brumfield said that the child hit her head after a fall. Brumfield said, after the accident, the child acted normally and ate bananas.

Brumfield later noticed the child was unresponsive, and the unidentified man called 911 and passed on their instructions to Brumfield.

When paramedics arrived at the scene, they were unable to revive her. Records indicate authorities were called approximately two and a half hours after the incident.

According to the autopsy, the child suffered a fractured skull and subdural hematoma due to blunt head trauma.

Thornton's publicist, Arnold Robinson, said the Sling Blade star hasn't talked to Brumfield in "a substantial number of years." Her mother, Melissa Parish, divorced Thornton in 1978.


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