Guilty Verdict for Candace Cartagena

July 21, 2014 Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 6:26 PM EDT

By Hannah Buehler

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July 21, 2014 Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 6:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) It was a guilty verdict today in the murder trial of Candace Cartagena.

The Amherst mother killed her 8-year-old daughter Bianca inside their home in November of 2010.

Judge Thomas Franczyk ruled Cartagena asphyxiated her daughter inside their home. The loss of oxygen killed the young girl.

It was the first time at courtroom for the father of Bianca Cartagena, as he heard the guilty verdict.

Channel 7’s Hannah Buehler was inside the court room today and has the details.