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Woman Charged with Murder of 9-Year-Old Daughter

Taquesta Graham, 28, mother of 9-year-old Trinity J. whose body was discovered on a hiking trail last week, has been accused of murdering her daughter.

Last week the body of 9-year-old Trinity J. was discovered in on a hiking trail in Hacienda Heights. Emiel Hunt, 38, was originally suspected to have murdered Trinity J. New evidence suggests that Trinity’s mother was also responsible.

The murder is believed to have taken place on or around March 1. Trinity’s body was discovered on March 5. Her body was found in a duffle bag and discovered by hikers.

If convicted Graham faces a maximum of 26 years to life in state prison. Hunt faces 55 years to life. 

The case is still under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.