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32-year-old Carlotta Brett-Pierce has been sentenced to a minimum of 32 years in prison. And the judge blasted her for not accepting responsibility for the death, calling her a "self-centered, volatile and belligerent woman."


The mother of Marchella Pierce—the severely malnourished 4-year-old girl who was found dead in her Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment with bruises all over her body—has been found guilty of murder.


The child didn't repeat his previous claims that his mother, Carlotta Brett-Pierce, forced pills down his sister’s throat and beat her with a belt. He did, however, refer to her as "my old mommy."


Prosecutors argued that it was essential to their case to let Brett-Pierce's six-year-old son, who previously told authorities that his mother forced pills down his sister’s throat and beat her with a belt, testify.


The father of a severely malnourished 4-year-old girl who died in her Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment last year, weighing a scant 18 pounds, is planning to sue the city for $150 million.


Yesterday, Administration for Children's Services Commissioner John Mattingly, whose tenure has seen high-profile tragedies such as the deaths of Nixzmary Brown and Marchella Pierce, turned in his resignation.


Former ACS supervisor Chereece Bell, and former ACS case worker Damon


Former ACS supervisor Chereece Bell, left, ACS case worker Damon Adams


Carlotta Brett-Pierce (from her MySpace) Last fall, we were horrified by


Pierce, mother of 4-year-old Marchella Pierce In early September, police found