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Raleigh Mother Appears In Court On Murder Charges

Posted August 30, 2004 2:06 a.m. EDT

— A Raleigh woman appeared in court Monday to answer to murder charges after police say she killed her 3-month-old daughter.

Susana Gallardo is being held without bond. Gallardo told police she was frustrated when she threw the infant across a room.

Police found her baby, Alexis, in the apartment on Brentwood Road early Friday morning. Officers say she died from a skull fracture.