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Mother of Amarah Lane scheduled for plea hearing

According to the Commonwealth's Attorney in Lynchburg, Fantasia Lane will enter plea agreements on charges of child abuse and neglect on December 19 at 1:30 p.m. 

Amarah Lane was 22-months-old when she was admitted ot a hospital with burns on her face and swollen hands.

The toddler died a week later. 

Court documents revealed that doctors believe Fantasia Lane was suffering from depression, an unstable mood, suicidal behaviors and constant inner turmoil following a psychological evaluation. 

The reports also also stated Fantasia's problems with depression and attachment limited her ability to maintain emotional connectivity with Amarah. 

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