Judge Keith Stoney ruled Monday that there's enough evidence to try Jennifer Duran Martinez in the death of Kaysen Calhoun.
If convicted, she could spend the rest of her life in prison.
Court papers say Martinez was babysitting Calhoun on Sept. 22 when she became frustrated by his crying.
Martinez called 911 when the child stopped breathing. He died Sept. 24 after being removed from life support.
Police say Martinez later admitted to shaking him.
Defense attorney Andrea Garland pointed to a doctor's initial report saying Calhoun's trauma appeared to happen hours before Martinez started babysitting him.
Martinez's is set to appear in court again on Sept. 10.
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