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Rhinelander babysitter heads to trial on child abuse charge

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UPDATE - Christopher Schimke will head to trial on charges of child abuse, recklessly endangering safety and strangulation and suffocation.

Investigators say Schimke beat the boy he was babysitting for because he wouldn't stop crying.

His arraignment is scheduled for May 29th.

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The Rhinelander man facing charges of beating a nine month old baby appeared in court today.

The bond for Christopher Schimke was reduced from $50,000 to $25,000.

The 23 year old is accused of beating the baby he was sitting for.

Schimke is due in court again next week.

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