Wise County

Judge accepts plea from man in death of 2-year-old

WISE COUNTY, Va. - We have new facts in the case of a man charged in the death of a 2-year-old Wise County girl.

Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney Ron Elkins tells us Juwan Moore pleaded guilty to capital murder and two counts of felony child abuse.

Wise County deputies say they charged Moore after finding 2-year-old Emma Baldwin not breathing in October 2012. She died at a Knoxville hospital a few days later.

A judge sentenced Moore to life in prison plus 10 years.

Emma's mother Brandi Baldwin is charged with second degree murder and three counts of child abuse. Her trial is scheduled for April.

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