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Mom sentenced to 13 years in toddler's death

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Maria Castillo-Dominguez, 24 Maria Castillo-Dominguez, 24

MADISON (WKOW) -- The mom convicted of throwing her 3-year-old against a wall, causing a fatal head injury, will spend 13 years in prison.

Madison.com reports that is the sentence for Maria Castillo-Dominguez, 24. She was convicted in February of first-degree reckless homicide.

Castillo-Dominguez's son, Luis, was brought to the hospital in late June 2011. Police say she threw him against the wall when he took a piece of gum. The toddler had head injuries and died a few days later at the hospital.

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