Trial for woman accused of killing daughter to continue July 16

Candace Cartagena

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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