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Mother Sentenced to Life for Microwaving, Killing Baby

DATE:  December 18, 2015

CASE:  Ka Yang

PROSECUTOR:  Supervising Deputy District Attorney Chris Ore

The Honorable Steve White sentenced 34-year-old Ka Yang to 26 years to life in prison.  On November 13, 2015, a jury convicted Yang of first-degree murder and assault on a child causing death.

In March 2011, Yang was alone with her 1-month-old daughter, Mirabelle Thao-Lo, for a period of 11 minutes.  During that time, evidence showed Mirabelle was microwaved for 2½ to 5 minutes. 

 

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