Mother, boyfriend charged in 3-year-old’s death


WICHITA, Kansas – A Wichita mother and her boyfriend are charged with first-degree murder in the death of her 3-year-old daughter.

Prosecutors say the girl, Emma Krueger, suffered beatings for up to a month before her mother called 911 on June 2. The child died Wednesday. Doctors told police the girl had severe bruising on her body.

The couple was charged Monday. They are being held on $150,000 bond each, with preliminary hearings scheduled for June 24.

They both asked for court-appointed attorneys. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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