Woman tearfully denies role in foster child’s death

The Edmonton Journal

November 18, 2008

He smashed his own head against wall, toilet, accused tells court

By Ryan Cormier

EDMONTON – A woman on trial for second-degree murder denied any role in her foster child’s death when she took the stand Monday.

The woman, who cannot be identified, cried as she directly addressed the jury throughout her testimony.

“No, I didn’t,” she replied when asked if she caused or had anything to with the death of the child, who also cannot be identified. The woman denied ever hitting the child, or locking him in a garage to punish misbehaviour. An older foster child who previously testified accused the woman of mistreating the boy….(Full Story)

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