published Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Murder trial begins for Tennessee woman charged with killing 4-year-old adopted daughter

A former pediatrician is on trial Tuesday in Wilson County charged her with killing her 4-year-old adopted daughter.

Deborah Wen-Yee Mark, 40, was charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of the girl, Kairissa, in the summer of 2010.

Mark and her husband, Steven Mark, adopted the child from China in March 2010.

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macropetala8 said...

Does anyone track these foreign adoption to make sure these children aren't being abused? What in the world could a 4 year old have done to cause someone to beat them to death? And a pediatrician at that? God help U.S. all!!

November 29, 2011 at 3:34 p.m.
sla2010 said...

I have a little cousin adopted from China and this makes me sick. She is such a precious young lady now and I cant imagine how anyone could do this to a child.... I hope she rots in prison!

November 29, 2011 at 3:59 p.m.
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