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Funeral Held for Maine Girl Allegedly Beaten to Death by Parents

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    Funeral Held for Maine Girl Allegedly Beaten to Death by Parents

    A 10-year-old girl who was beaten to death in Maine was remembered in the state where she was born.

    The funeral for Marissa Kennedy was held Saturday in Newburgh, New York.

    Marissa lived in New York state with her grandparents before moving to Maine to live with her mother and stepfather.

    Kennedy died Feb. 25 in Stockton Springs. Police say Julio and Sharon Carrillo took turns beating her for several months and tried to make her death look like an accident. Both are charged with murder.

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    Sharon and Julio Carrillo, the mother and stepfather of 10-year-old Marissa Kennedy, are charged in the girl's murder.

    (Published Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018)

    Republican Gov. Paul LePage has said the case highlights problems in Maine's child welfare system.

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