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Infection led to girl's death, doctor testifies

The injuries could place the guilt on Talia Williams' stepmother

By Nelson Daranciang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 09, 2014

~~<p>A second defense medical expert gave jurors in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams yet another theory of how Williams' 5-year-old daughter, Talia, died.</p>
<p>Jan E. Leestma, a pathologist and neuropathologist, told the jury Tuesday that the girl died from &quot;infection of the peritoneum, the tissue behind the gut, and bacterial sepsis.&quot;</p>
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A second defense medical expert gave jurors in the capital murder trial of former Schofield Barracks soldier Naeem Williams yet another theory of how Williams' 5-year-old daughter, Talia, died.

Jan E. Leestma, a pathologist and neuropathologist, told the jury Tuesday that the girl died from "infection of the peritoneum, the tissue behind the gut, and bacterial sepsis." Login for more...



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