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A spatula likely was used to beat a 5-year-old girl who died in July in South Salt Lake, according to a search warrant released Thursday.

South Salt Lake police Detective Damon Byington, who requested the warrant, also said a rolling pin was found in the girl's room. The girl, who has been identified in court papers only as "S.G.E.," had bruising across her body "consistent with a severe and prolonged assault," Byington wrote.

The medical examiner who conducted the autopsy said some of the injuries "were consistent" with a spatula found in the home, according to the search warrant.

Angeles Cadillo-Castro, the girl's mother, has been charged in state court with one count of first-degree felony murder.

The search warrant sought cellular telephone records indicating where Cadillo-Castro and her husband were July 27 when the girl died.

Cadillo-Castro first claimed she left the girl alone with a 2-month-old infant but later said she left "S.G.E." with a baby sitter.