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Officials confirm skull found is that of murdered 10-year-old disabled NC girl

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Posted at 8:20 PM, Feb 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-22 20:20:37-05

New details have emerged about the murder of a disabled girl from North Carolina.

Officials have confirmed that the skull they found last April is Zahra Baker's

The 10-year-old was killed in 2011.

Her stepmother, Elisa Baker, later pleaded guilty to second degree murder.

A judge sentenced Elisa to 10 years in prison.

North Carolina officials still have not determined how the Hickory County girl died.