CANTON, Ohio (AP) An Ohio lady has pleaded not responsible by purpose of madness after her 5-yr-previous daughter’s physique was discovered hidden within the household’s restaurant.
Mingming Chen, of Jackson Township, entered her plea throughout a courtroom listening to on Thursday. The 29-yr-previous lady is dealing with costs together with homicide, tampering with proof and gross abuse of a corpse.
Authorities say Chen repeatedly punched her daughter, Ashley Zhao. Prosecutors say Chen’s husband, Liang Zhao, tried to revive his daughter earlier than serving to disguise the physique.
Police say the 2 falsely reported the woman lacking on Jan. 9. Investigators discovered her physique inside Ang’s Asian Delicacies in North Canton the subsequent day.
Zhao pleaded responsible in September to costs together with obstructing justice and gross abuse of a corpse. A homicide cost towards him was dropped.