Trial for woman accused of killing daughter to continue July 16

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – The trial of an Amherst mother accused of killing her 8-year-old will continue in two weeks time.

Candace Cartagena is accused of killing her daughter Bianca in 2010. Prosecutors maintain Candace is responsible for her daughter’s death, but the defense is trying to prove Bianca died of a pre-existing heart condition.

The trial resumes July 16.

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