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Mother Sentenced in Child Abuse Case


SALISBURY, Md.- A Salisbury mother pleaded guilty to second-degree child abuse of her 11-year-old daughter.

Petrona Lopez, 43, entered the plea during a jury trial and after the victim testified. A Wicomico County judge then sentenced Lopez to 10 years in the Department of Corrections.

The charges against Lopez stem from an incident back on May 14th. Officials say Lopez heated a knife and burned the face of her daughter. The child suffered second-degree burns to her face and hands.

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