• Mother of 8-year-old boy tortured and beaten to death pleads guilty to murder

    6 monthes ago - By LA Times

    The mother of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy whose torture and fatal beating prompted far-reaching reforms in Los Angeles County's child welfare system pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder. Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, who entered her plea in a packed courtroom in downtown Los Angeles, admitted...
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