Prosecutors: Maria Espinoza-Perez beat 3-year-old daughter Ashley Mendoza to death at Northwest Side home

BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times A stay-at-home mother who brutally beat her 3-year-old daughter to death lied to police, telling them that the child stopped breathing following a home invasion at her Northwest Side apartment, Cook County prosecutors said. Paramedics found Ashley Mendoza on the kitchen floor Sunday night with visible injuries to her forehead, … Read more →

Maria Espinoza-Perez

Suspected in the May 18, 2014 death of Ashley Mendoza.

Photo credit: Maria Espinoza-Perez / Photo from Chicago Police