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A woman who was sentenced to death in Texas for beating her two-year-old daughter to death was revived two days before her execution, as conclusive evidence to support her innocence came late.



Her death sentence was withheld and she was given a chance to be tried again, as records that her daughter may have died as a result of a fall from a stairway before her death were ruled out in a previous trial.



According to Reuters and other foreign media on the 25th (local time), a Texas appeals court suspended the execution of Melissa Lucio, 53, who was sentenced to death for the murder of her biological daughter, and ordered a lower court to review the case record. I did.



Her Lucio was convicted of beating and killing her own two-year-old daughter Mariah 15 years earlier in 2007, and was sentenced to death the following year and was due to be executed by injecting drugs on 27 local time.



He then called 911 to report that "the napping daughter was unconscious", but her daughter eventually died.



Traces of assault with a blunt weapon were found on the back of her daughter's head.



The civic group that defended Lucio filed records two days before Mariah's death, when her family moved and fell from her steps.



Lawyers submitted a forensic finding that Mariah's head wound was at this time and that her shock may have caused her child's belated death.



Lucio and his family have reported the fall of their daughter shortly after the incident, but for some reason the record was not brought to court.



Even the jury who convicted him did not come across it.



He previously confessed that he had beaten his daughter during the investigation.



Against this, the defense team argued that this was a false confession under coercion by the investigative agency.



Although there are facts about him spanking or biting her daughter's ass, it is said that investigative agencies drove it into abuse.



As Lucio's story became known, many celebrities' petitions followed.



More than half of Texas House of Representatives are bipartisan, calling for a new trial.



When Lucio is executed, he will become the first Hispanic woman in Texas to be executed.



Allegations that the investigative authorities fabricated the case are growing.



Questions are growing as to why the girl's fall, which the Lucio family claimed was buried shortly after the incident.



In its ruling ordering the lower courts to reconsider the case, the Court of Appeals also wrote, "Review the allegations that the relevant authorities have concealed evidence in favor of the accused."

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