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May 21, 2014

Witnesses detail Aquelin Talamantes’ mental health diagnoses leading up to drowning of daughter

A psychiatrist testified Wednesday that Aquelin Talamantes suffered from “acute paranoid psychosis” when she killed her 5-year-old daughter and put her in the trunk.

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