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Weston "Prayer Death" Mom Due Back in Court This Week

Leilani Neumann

Leilani Neumann

Leilani Neumann, the Weston woman convicted of second degree reckless homicide in the death of her 11-year old daughter is due back in court this week.

Court officials say a sentencing date is expected to be set during the hearing Tuesday.

The 41-year old Neumann was found guilty last month. Authorities say she and her husband, Dale, prayed for their daughter, Kara, instead of seeking medical attention for her. The girl died of untreated diabetes in March of 2008.

Leilani Neumann faces up to 25-years in prison. The judge ordered a presentence investigation after the conviction. Dale Neumann's trial is scheduled for July.


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