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Chicago Mother Accused of Beating 3-Year-Old to Death

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A 24-year-old mother has been accused of beating her own 3-year-old daughter so severely, she broke her bones, teeth and killed the child. 

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According to the Chicago Tribune, 24-year-old Maria Espinoza-Perez called her boyfriend with a story that two burglars had broken into their home and killed her daughter. She then called 9-1-1 with the same story 20-minutes later. 

No motive for the beating has been given by police, but the mom did allegedly admit to police she has been abusing the child for years. The Tribune report also says the child room was covered in blood as a result of the beating, spread over the child's teddy bear, blanket, mattress and crib. 

READ THE FULL Chicago Tribune Report: HERE
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