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18 Oct A foster mother was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the beating death of a 2-year-old girl she had been trying to adopt. Kiana Barker, 33, faces 25 years to life in prison for the death of Viola Vanclief, a toddler in her care. A jury also convicted Barker of assault on a child causing death and. A foster mother convicted of second-degree murder in the beating death of a 2- year-old girl was sentenced Friday to years-to-life in state prison. Kiana Barker, 34, who had been trying to adopt Viola Vanclief in , severely beat the toddler and later called to report that the girl had stopped breathing, prosecutors. 21 Feb Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Sam Ohta called the facts of the case against Kiana Barker “tragic,” saying that “her actions call for the maximum term.” Barker, now 34, was convicted Oct. 18 of one count each of second-degree murder, assault on a child causing death and child abuse in the March 4.
18 Oct During the trial, Kiana Barker maintained that she did not fatally beat Viola Vanclief on March 4, “I did not administer those injuries ,” the year-old Barker testified. “I don't know how they were caused, but I know I didn't cause them.” Barker is charged with one count each of murder, assault on a. 20 Apr Viola Vanclief Parents Gone Wild! Foster Mother, Kiana Barker and her boyfriend, James Julian, charged with the hammer murder of 2-year-old Viola Vanclief Jury gets case against woman charged with foster daughter's beating death Woman sentenced to year-to-life term for 2 1/2-year-old foster. 16 Mar Viola Vanclief Homicide Report: Viola Vanclief, 2 Foster mother, boyfriend rearrested in alleged beating death of girl, 2 Foster mom, boyfriend probed in child's death L.A. Supervisors investigate toddler deaths Foster mother had 5 abuse complaints Update: Viola Vanclief murder *Foster mother, Kiana.
19 Feb Sandoval agreed to plead no contest to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Dalhover pleaded no Viola, still an infant , was placed with Kiana Barker, who had seven child abuse and neglect complaints filed with DCFS regarding her own two biological children. Barker. 22 Apr A jury convicted Kiana Barker of murder, assault on a child causing death, and child abuse. . Barker's friend Valerie M. Valerie M. died before trial and therefore was unavailable as a witness under Evidence Code section , subdivision (a)(3), so her testimony from the preliminary hearing in December. 15 Jul Kiana Barker was found guilty in October of second-degree murder, assault on a child causing death and child abuse in the March 4, , from California's 2nd District Court of Appeal cited the “strength of the evidence against Barker” and concluded that “her trial was not fundamentally unfair.”.