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Mother 'burned her baby to death in microwave because she was having a seizure fit'

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A mother will stand trial on charges of killing her seven-week-old daughter by placing her in a microwave oven and letting her burn to death for two minutes.


As well as the murder accusation against Ka Yang, 30, from California, Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Eugene Balanon also found enough evidence to support a special allegation that she tortured her daughter, Mirabelle.


Prosecutors ruled out the death penalty, but Yang faces life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted of the murder of her child.






Prison: Kang Ya faces life in prison without parole


The mother-of-four has been held since June after investigators determined her baby died of 'extensive thermal injuries' after being placed in a microwave on March 17.


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Added: Feb-23-2012 Occurred On: Feb-22-2012
By: Zipper10
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Tags: Mother, burns, child, death, microwave, seizures
Location: Sacramento, California, United States (load item map)
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