Candace Cartagena Found Guilty of Murder

July 21, 2014 Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 2:36 PM EDT

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Candace Cartagena Found Guilty of Murder

July 21, 2014 Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 2:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW-TV) - An Erie County judge has found Amherst mother Candace Cartagena guilty of killing her 8-year-old daughter Bianca.

The non-jury trial lasted for several weeks and came to an emotional conclusion shortly after 2 p.m. Monday.

Bianca's body was found in her mother's home back in November of 2010.

Hannah Buehler will be live at Erie County Court with a complete report tonight on Eyewitness News at 5 and 6.