Danbury nanny accused of burning kids sentenced to 15 years in jail

Lidia Quilligana (Photo: Danbury Police)

DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A Danbury nanny will be spending time behind bars after allegedly burning and beating kids in her care two years ago.

Lidia Quilligana was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday.

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She accepted a plea deal last month after being accused of burning a 3-year-old’s hand and leg on a hot stove and trapping her inside a toy chest.

Quilligana was arrested in 2015 after police say video showed her abusing the 3-year-old and her 1-year-old twin siblings.

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