Report: Woman who put daughter's dead body in a freezer set to take a plea deal

BRADENTON, FLA. - The Bradenton Herald reports Janiya Thomas' mother might take a plea deal.

The 11-year-old Bradenton girl was found dead in a freezer in 2015. Her mother, 33-year old Keishanna Thomas is accused of killing her and placing her body in the freezer.

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Keishanna Thomas faces life in prison if she's found guilty of first-degree murder. That's just one of the charges she faces in connection with her daughter's death; others include aggravated child abuse and abuse of a dead body.

Her trial is set to begin Aug. 21, but court records show a plea hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.

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