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Mother pleads guilty, gets prison in death of 4-year-old son - SFGate

Sun Sep 03 20:22:30 EDT 2017 | SFgate
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the death of her 4-year-old son. The Plymouth County district attorney's office says Tania Merisca, of Brockton, pleaded guilty Friday to accessory after the fact to murder in the June 2013 death of Chauncey Cohen. The 30-year-old woman was sentenced to four-and-a-half years and one day behind bars. Authorities say Merisca had reported that the boy became unresponsive during a bath before he she to..

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man considered armed and dangerous kidnapped his former girlfriend in California and was spotted in Arizona as he held her against her will, authorities said. ..
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