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Tampa woman charged with killing granddaughter

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Cobb, 41, is being held without bond at the Hillsborough County Jail. Cobb, 41, is being held without bond at the Hillsborough County Jail.
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

A 41-year-old Hillsborough County woman is facing murder and child abuse charges in the death of her granddaughter.

Yanelli J. Vasquez, 3, died on December 13th while in the care of Carida Lissettes Cobb. The results of an autopsy did not match up with what Cobb told investigators.

According to a Tampa Police Department report the suspect was arrested Friday night and booked into the Hillsborough County Jail where she is being held without bond.

Investigators say Cobb took a large amount of pills in an apparent suicide attempt prior to the autopsy results being released.

She was arrested immediately following her release from a local hospital.

Cobb is facing one count of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated child abuse.

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