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Baby Grace Trial Set to Begin
In October 2007, the remains of Riley Ann Sawyer, dubbed 'Baby Grace' by authorities, were found in a plastic container in Galveston Bay.  Riley's grandmother saw an artist's sketch and told authorities she believed the girl was her granddaughter.  Riley was later identified; her mother and mother's boyfriend were arrested and charged with her murder. Authorities say the girl had been beaten severely and died from her injuries.
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This undated photo released by Sheryl Ann Sawyers shows her granddaughter Riley Ann Sawyers, 2, whose body washed ashore in a storage bin in Galveston Bay, Texas, on Oct. 29, 2007. 

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This undated photo released by Sheryl Ann Sawyers shows her granddaughter Riley Ann Sawyers, 2, whose body washed ashore in a storage bin in Galveston Bay, Texas, on Oct. 29, 2007. 

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This undated photo released by Sheryl Ann Sawyers shows her granddaughter Riley Ann Sawyers, 2, whose body washed ashore in a storage bin in Galveston Bay, Texas, on Oct. 29, 2007. 

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This undated file booking photo released by the Galveston County Sheriff's office shows Kimberly Dawn Trenor of Spring, Texas. 

Trenor is the mother of Riley Ann Sawyers, known as Baby Grace, who was found in a storage box on an island off Galveston, Tex., on Oct. 29, 2007. 

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This undated booking photo released by the Galveston County Sheriff's office shows Royce Clyde Zeigler II, 25, of Spring, Texas. 

Zeigler and his wife, Kimberly Dawn Trenor, are charged in the death of Trenor's 2-year-old daughter, Riley Ann Sawyers, whose body washed up in Galveston Bay on Oct. 29, 2007.

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Jan. 15, 2008: The casket of Riley Ann Sawyers rests in Monreal Funeral Home in Eastlake, Ohio. The small unidentified slain child in Galveston, Texas who became known as Baby Grace, eventually identified as 2-year-old Riley Ann Sawyers.

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Jan. 16, 2008: Pink balloons were released into the wintry sky after a funeral service for Riley Ann Sawyers in Mentor, Ohio. Sawyers

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Nov 26, 2007: Galveston County Sheriff's Major Ray Tuttoilmondo holds up a shoe symbolizing the investigation surrounding the remains of a child dubbed Baby Grace during a briefing in Galveston, Texas.

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Jan. 27: Kimberly Dawn Trenor speaks to one of her attorneys, Ann Stickler in Galveston, Texas.

Baby Grace Trial Set to Begin

In October 2007, the remains of Riley Ann Sawyer, dubbed 'Baby Grace' by authorities, were found in a plastic container in Galveston Bay.  Riley's grandmother saw an artist's sketch and told authorities she believed the girl was her granddaughter.  Riley was later identified; her mother and mother's boyfriend were arrested and charged with her murder. Authorities say the girl had been beaten severely and died from her injuries.

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