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Mother of Cristian Fernandez Pleads Guilty

1:33 PM, Mar 28, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Biannela Susana, the mother of Cristian Fernandez, has pleaded guilty to first degree aggravated manslaughter to a child by neglect in the death of her 2-year-old son.

Susana's next scheduled court appearance is April 12 for a status hearing and they will sentence her then. She could receive 156 months to 30 years in state prison.

Susana was arrested in 2011 for the death of her 2-year-old son. Her other son, 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez, has been charged with first degree murder in his brother's death.

Fernandez's next court appearance is scheduled for April 19 in his first degree murder charge. He is also scheduled to appear for a final pretrial court appearance for sexual battery charges on June 19, according to the Duval County Clerk of Courts website.  Fernandez is scheduled to go to trial for those charges on June 25.

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