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Child custody case to be complicated over Amor orphan

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No matter who gains guardianship of 7-month-old Emma Cox, it likely won't be an easy resolution.

Custody battles are difficult under typical situations, such as divorce. But in Emma's case, the matter is further complicated by a number of atypical factors - including her parents' youth and the violent way in which they died.


The infant girl was orphaned this week when her teenage parents died in a murder-suicide Monday.

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