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Shreveport mother pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of her 1 year-old daughter

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Alasaundria Avery (source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office) Alasaundria Avery (source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office)
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTBS) -

Alasundria Avery pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday in Caddo District Court.

Avery was arrested back in 2011 for Second Degree Murder in the beating death of her 1 year-old daughter, Denise. Sources close to the investigation say Avery admitted to beating her child because she wouldn't stop crying. And, investigators told KTBS 3 News that the mother showed very little remorse when it came to her daughter's death. Little Denise had celebrated her 1st birthday just weeks before she was beaten to death.

Avery was 8 months pregnant at the time of her arrest and police said it's possible she didn't act alone in the crime.

Sentencing for Avery is set for January 6, 2014 in Judge Katherine Dorah's court. She faces 10-40 years of hard labor. Avery is also expected to testify against others who may have been involved in the death of her 1 year-old daughter.

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