Elisa Baker, left, leaves a Catawba County courtroom in Newton, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 after being sentenced in the death of her step-daughter, Zahra Baker. Baker plead guilty to second-degree... more 
Elisa Baker, left, leaves a Catawba County courtroom in Newton, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 after being sentenced in the death of her step-daughter, Zahra Baker. Baker plead guilty to second-degree murder in the death of her step-daughter, Zahra Baker, with aggravating factors that included desecrating the body of Zahra Baker, who wore a prosthetic leg and hearing aids after a struggle with bone cancer. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Chuck Burton
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 5:01 PM EDT