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Jurors in doctor's civil trial overwhelmed by photos, details of 8-year-old's torture slaying

CHICAGO _An emotionally charged civil trial related to the torture slaying of 8-year-old Gizzell Ford was paused soon after it began Thursday when a juror hearing of the horrific injuries the fourth-grader had suffered began sobbing during opening remarks.

Jurors are being asked to determine if Dr. Norell Rosado, a respected child abuse pediatrician who examined Gizzell a few weeks before her 2013 death, was negligent in failing to

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