Indiana Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Murder Conviction of One-Year-Old Foster Child Condition

The Indiana Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld the murder conviction of a Gary woman who admitted to choking to death her one-year-old foster child in 2017.

Jamilia Hodge, 37, was sentenced in April to 50 years in prison followed by five years probation for killing Emma Salinas in her crib in the bedroom of a house on the 7000 block of Ash Avenue in Gary, according to court documents.

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“Wow man. What a scene. You can’t imagine what we’re seeing out here on any given day,” said Hobart Patrol Officer Tommie Tatum.

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