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WOMAN IS CHARGED IN GIRL’S BEATING DEATH

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An Ogden woman was charged Monday in the beating death of a 3-year-old girl.

Victoria A. Thornton, 30, was arraigned on a first-degree felony murder charge before 2nd Circuit Judge Parley Baldwin. Thornton will now appear before the judge on Tuesday for a bond hearing. A preliminary hearing date will then be set.Thornton was arrested after Keanna Cowper was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Friday evening. An autopsy report indicated the child died of injuries sustained in a beating.

Cowper had been living with Thornton while Cowper's mother was serving time in the state prison.