Springfield babysitter Jennifer Bernal was convicted Thursday of murdering 18-month-old Anthony Joseph Romanotto in 2008. A jury of eight women and four men deliberated for about four hours before reaching its verdict, which concluded an almost two-week-long trial filled with medical testimony. Circuit Judge Pete Cavanagh set sentencing for Dec. 1.
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