Elisa Baker, who already is serving time for the 2011 death of her stepdaughter, Zahra Baker, was sentenced to 10 years in U.S. federal prison on drug charges.
A skull found in North Carolina has been positively identified as that of 10-year-old Zahra Baker, whose stepmother admitted killing her, police said.
Elisa Baker, the North Carolina woman convicted of killing her 10-year-old stepdaughter, faces a plea hearing for federal drug-related charges, authorities say.
Zahra Baker's birth mother, in her first U.S. interview, says she wants to know what role the girl's father played in the death of their 10-year-old daughter.
A North Carolina woman pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the death of her 10-year-old stepdaughter, Zahra Baker.
A plea deal may be in the works in connection with the 2010 slaying of a 10-year-old North Carolina girl who lost a leg to cancer, a defense attorney said.
Elisa Baker, the North Carolina woman charged with killing her stepdaughter, will not face federal drug charges until at least November, a judge has ruled.
The father of slain girl Zahra Baker has been taken from a North Carolina jail by federal immigration officers, authorities say.
The stepmother of Zahra Baker, whose remains were found scattered in a North Carolina county, has been arraigned on additional charges, officials said.
Zahra Baker's death was clearly homicide, North Carolina's chief medical examiner says.