Appeal filed in 'Baby Grace' case

February 5, 2009 5:22:20 PM PST
Attorneys are appealing the capital murder conviction of a mother for killing her daughter and dumping the body in Galveston Bay. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

A jury on Monday convicted Kimberly Trenor for the death of Riley Ann Sawyer. The little girl was whipped with belts and flung across a room, fracturing her skull.

Trenor was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Her husband, Royce Zeigler, is also charged with capital murder but his trial date has not yet been set.

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