Illinois mother charged with the murder of her own young daughter
WAUKEGAN, ILLINOIS (WITI) -- A Waukegan mother has been charged with the murder of her own young daughter.
WGN in Chicago reports 32-year-old Nicolette Lawrence is being held on $5 million bond after her 11-year-old daughter died Saturday, September 7th.
WGN says Lawrence told investigators she hit the girl in the stomach earlier last week.
An autopsy has confirmed the girl's stomach injuries led to her death.
Lawrence's two other children are with relatives.
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