Grandmother Defends Mom Accused Of Lighting 7-Year-Old Daughter On Fire


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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A woman accused of trying to kill her 7-year-old daughter by setting her on fire has been battling depression recently, her mother said on Monday.

Tasanee Wright defended her daughter, Porche Wright, 27, who is accused of trying to kill her 7-year-old child.

“My daughter, she’s not that type of person, to do that kind of act, I’m very surprised,” she said.

She says her granddaughter is suffering from major injuries and remains under treatment at Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

“I heard that she poured gasoline on her and lit her on fire something like that,” she said.

It’s the same thing neighbors told CBS13 about Saturday’s attack. On Monday, police confirmed they believe Porsche poured flammable liquid on her daughter, then lit her on fire.

“She’s a very loving child and she’s a nice child, and when she comes around she’s very kind and polite,” Tasanee…

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