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Native woman sentenced to 12 years for daughter's death





A Native woman who pleaded guilty for the death of her two-year-old daughter was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Nicole Redhead, 29, admitted that she suffocated Jaylene Sanderson-Redhead. in June 2009. The incident took place at a Native women's shelter in Manitoba.

Redhead pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

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Winnipeg woman who killed daughter gets 12 years (CBC 4/20)