Breianna Melendez

21-month-old girl adopted by Martha Yannette Melendez was beaten to death. During the trial Martha Melendez fled to Mexico and was extradited 5 years later
Date: 1999-10-05
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother

Location

El Paso, Texas
United States
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Extradited killer begins her sentence for toddler's death2005-07-21
Woman convicted of killing adopted daughter returned to U.S. 2005-07-20
Man is extradited in aiding of fugitive wife2004-12-09
Fugitive found2004-11-09
Woman convicted in child's death still missing2000-10-10
Mother to spend life in prison2000-10-08
Mom absent as jury finds her guilty of killing2000-10-07
Accused mother ran child-care center at home1999-10-08
Police charge woman in slaying of toddler1999-10-07
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