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Victim's mother takes the stand

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CHARLES CITY (KWWL) -- Wednesday the mother of Krystal Banes took the stand in the murder trial of Edgar Concepcion, Jr.

Concepcion is accused of sexually assaulting and murdering the 3-year-old last year.

Edvilla Banes said Wednesday she was about to take her daughter out of Concepcion's care, and that she had found bruising and bite marks in the weeks before she died.

Concepcion is being tried as an adult. He has pleaded not guilty.

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