Royce Clyde Zeigler II

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'Baby Grace' Mother Gets Life

Trenor found guilty of murder in daughter's beating death

(Newser) - It took a jury less than two hours to find Kimberly Dawn Trenor guilty of capital murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, the Houston Chronicle reports. Prosecutors declined to seek the death penalty, meaning Trenor, 20, will serve life without parole. "She will die in prison with... More »

Prosecution in 'Baby Grace' Trial to Call Final Witness

Mother faces life in prison for toddler's murder

(Newser) - Prosecutors will call their final witness today in the case against Kimberly Dawn Trenor, the Texas mother accused of beating her 2-year-old daughter to death, the AP reports. The Galveston County medical examiner will testify today as the prosecution finishes presenting evidence that Trenor, 20, with her husband, killed Riley... More »

'Baby Grace' Jury Selection Set to Start

Outpouring of community sympathy could complicate process

(Newser) - Jury selection is set to begin tomorrow for the capital murder trial of 20-year-old Kimberly Dawn Trenor, accused—along with husband Royce Clyde Zeigler II—of beating her 2-year-old daughter Riley Ann Sawyers to death in July 2007. After volunteer searchers helped in the agonizing investigation, some fear that community... More »

Parents Face Capital Murder Charges in Baby Grace Case

Death penalty looms for Texas pair

(Newser) - A grand jury took just three minutes to decide to bring capital murder charges against a Texas couple in the death of their 2-year-old daughter, the Houston Chronicle reports. The child's mother has admitted that the child, dubbed Baby Grace, died after she and her husband beat the little girl.... More »

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