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Monday, November 14, 2005

Every Child Needs A Mother, Part 3…

Posted by on November 14 at 14:19 PM

Okay, this is getting monotonous—and depressing. The headline from the Chicago Sun-Times: Mom Guilty in Daughter’s Chili Powder Death.”

A woman accused of suffocating her 5-month-old daughter by using chili powder as a thumb-sucking remedy was convicted of manslaughter Sunday. Angela DiSabella, 21, of Irving, was sentenced to seven years in prison for the 2004 death of her daughter, Kira. According to an affidavit, Di-Sabella told police she put chili powder on Kira’s thumb after getting the idea on the Internet. Police said the child was malnourished and had chili powder in her throat and on her body.