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Texas Mother to Plead Guilty of Starving Children

Published on 07/30/2010 -

A Texas mother is to plead guilty of starving her three children in a Dallas hotel bathroom.

Abneris Santiago is reportedly going to plead guilty to charges that she attempted to starve her children and kept them in a hotel room for months.

She faces a life sentence for attempting to cause her children bodily harm.

She was permitted to meet with her 12 year old daughter in court on Thursday which sparked a tearful family reunion. This young girl along with her two younger brothers was rescued in July after they had been confined to a hotel bathroom for nine months.

The boyfriend of Santiago was sentenced with two 99 year prison terms earlier this week.

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