By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
UPDATED: 15:16 EST, 10 October 2012
A counselor has claimed that a woman who glued her two-year-old daughter's hands to a wall and beat the toddler so badly that she suffered significant brain trauma loves her children.
Melanie Davis testified on Wednesday in the case of Elizabeth Escalona, a 23-year-old mother of five from Dallas who admitted to the attack in July. Prosecutors are now seeking a 45-year jail sentence.
But Davis said she has been counseling the mother, who beat her daughter Jocelyn after losing her temper over potty training, since June and believes that she loves all of her children.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2215828/Elizabeth-Escalona-Counselor-claims-mother-beat-daughter-2-glued-hands-wall-loves-children.html
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