Jury Continues Deliberations On Texas Mom Accused Of Medical Child Abuse

L.P. Phillips
October 17, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Danita Tutt

Fort Worth Police

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FORT WORTH (KRLD) - A jury in Fort Worth has now into its third day of deliberating the case of a Cleburne woman who is accused of trying to kill her son by withholding food.

42-year old Danita Tutt is accused of three counts of injury to a child, by causing serious bodily injury and one count of attempted murder.

Prosecutors say she had unnecessary surgeries performed on her child, placed him in hospice care and withheld food from him.

Defense attorneys say the mother was following the advice of doctors and there was no crime committed.