GANN VALLEY - A South Dakota woman accused of beating a 4-year-old child to death because he wet his pants is facing additional charges in the case.

The Daily Republic of Mitchell reports that 22-year-old Donika Gonzales, of Gann Valley, appeared in court Tuesday on one count of second-degree murder, two alternative counts of first-degree manslaughter, and one count of aggravated assault.

Gonzalez was originally charged with felony child abuse after arrest on Feb. 22.

Gann Valley is about an hour west of Mitchell in central South Dakota.

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