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Sister of accused shooter in toddler case granted bond

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BRUNSWICK, GA (WTOC) -

One of the suspects accused of tampering with evidence in the murder of a baby in Brunswick has been granted bond.

Police said Demarquise Elkins fatally shot 13-month-old Antonio Santiago last month.

His 19-year-old sister Sabrina Elkins appeared in court on charges of felony evidence tampering. The judge set her bail at $25,000.

Sabrina Elkins told the court she was on the "straight and narrow," until she was arrested. She said she was going to go to school to be a doctor.

Police said she and her mother tried to hide the gun that police believe Demarquise Elkins used to kill the child.

"My brother is locked up for no reason and it hurts my heart because he's locked up for no reason – period," Sabrin Elkins said on March 22.

A total of four Elkins family members are named in the indictment - Demarquise, his mother, his sister and his Aunt Katrina, who police say lied to them by providing Demarquise with an alibi.

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