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Stepmom Charged in Death of Zahra Baker

NC officials allege Elisa Baker had 'history of abuse'

(Newser) - North Carolina today charged Elisa Baker with second-degree murder, alleging that she alone brutally killed and dismembered her freckle-faced stepdaughter, Zahra Baker. Autopsy results released today show the 10-year-old died of "undetermined homicidal violence," and the Charlotte Observer reports that several bones had not been recovered, including her...

'Chainsaw Massacre' Chat Linked to Girl's Murder

Zahra Baker, 10, was killed the same day as chilling conversation, cops believe

(Newser) - Her parents' creepy chat about a "virtual chainsaw massacre" emerged on the internet the same time their young daughter may have met an unbelievably horrific end. Police, who recovered pieces of the 10-year-girl in the North Carolina woods, aren't revealing how Zahra Baker was killed. But her stepmom has...

10-Year-Old Zahra Baker May Have Been Raped

DNA tests confirm that remains are hers

(Newser) - Rough development in the case of murdered 10-year-old Zahra Baker in North Carolina: Unsealed court documents show that the disabled girl may have been raped by two men and then dismembered in the family bathtub, reports AOL News . A confidential source told police that one of the men had "...

NC Cops May Have Break in Zahra Baker Disappearance

Reports say human remains analyzed

(Newser) - Police say they've discovered new evidence in the case of a missing disabled North Carolina girl, but authorities are being tightlipped about it. Local media say "possible human remains" are being analyzed at a crime lab. Ten-year-old Zahra Baker has been missing since Oct. 9, and authorities think she...

Missing Girl's Fake Leg Found, Parents Grilled

Cops digging up family's backyard in North Carolina

(Newser) - A prosthetic leg believed to belong to a missing 10-year-old girl has been found in woods off a North Carolina road, police report. Cops have been hunting for Zahra Baker since early this month after she was last seen in a furniture store. The girl lost her leg to bone...

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