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Grandmother charged with 16-month-old's murder

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PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas woman has been charged with killing her 16-month-old step-grand daughter.

Jennifer Jill Whitehead, 38, of Palestine has been indicted on a capital murder charge.

Several months ago, Whitehead told authorities the toddler, Emma Whitehead hurt herself by falling out of her playpen.

Investigators say the toddler's injuries were inconsistent with that explanation.

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