HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Jennifer and Joseph Rosenbaum seemed the ideal foster parents for Laila Daniel and her sister. 

Jennifer worked for the Henry County District Attorney’s Office and was running for a seat on the Henry County Commission.

Laila’s mother knew Jennifer Rosenbaum from their time as foster children together. That’s how the mother chose the Rosenbaums for temporary custody of her children.

Now the couple stands trial for Laila's murder. Return to 11Alive.com daily as we stream the trial live. 

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DAY ONE: 'Liars, abusers and murderers:' Prosecutors say Rosenbaums lived a life of lies

DAY TWO: Facebook messages, phone recordings introduced as Laila Daniel's mom testifies in foster parents murder trial

DAY THREE: 'It hurt': 7-year-old details spankings, belt use at trial of 2-year-old sister's alleged murder by foster parents

DAY FOUR:  Mistakes made by DFCS workers are focus of Rosenbaum foster child murder trial

Laila died on Nov. 17, 2015. A medical examiner ruled she died from abuse and had sustained a number of injuries during her time with the Rosenbaums, including:

  • Transected pancreas
  • Severe blood loss
  • Broken bones in arms and legs
  • Bruising on neck, face, abdomen, legs
  • Inadequate nutrition

The Rosenbaums claimed she choked on a chicken bone.

On Wednesday, July 10, their trial began in Henry County. Stay with 11Alive as we cover it live.


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