Trial under way in Chamberlain for woman accused in 4-year-old's beating death

    CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) - A woman is on trial in Chamberlain for allegedly beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants.
     Twenty-three- year-old Donika Gonzales of Gann Valley has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and alternate charges in the February 2013 death of Mason Naser.
     Jurors on Monday were played a recording in which Gonzales allegedly admitted to a state crime bureau agent that she had abused her boyfriend's son after becoming angry with the boy.
     The trial is expected to last through the week.

 AP-WF-04-08-14 1150GMT

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Locations : ChamberlainSouth Dakota
People : Donika GonzalesMason Naser
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