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Amanda Bacon found guilty in death of son
A Toledo woman who prosecutors alleged had smashed her infant son’s head against a hard surface so forcefully his skull was irreparably fractured was found guilty in his death today. A jury of nine men and three woman deliberated more than 13 hours over three days before returning its verdict against Amanda Bacon in Lucas County Common Pleas Court just after noon today.

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