Published: Jul 28, 2011 6:04 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 28, 2011 5:05 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A mother sentenced to death for killing her 3-year-old son known as "Baby Lollipops" 21 years ago is appealing to the Florida Supreme Court.
    
The justices issued a scheduling order and designated the case as high profile Thursday.
    
Fifty-year-old Ana Maria Cardona received the death sentence last month.
    
A Miami jury convicted her last July of first-degree murder for a second time in the 1990 death of Lazaro Figueroa.
    
Investigators initially were unsure of his identity. They called him Baby Lollipops because of the T-shirt he was wearing.
    
Cardona was first convicted and sentenced to death in 1992, but the Supreme Court ordered a new trial.
    
She blamed the death on another woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is free after serving 19 years in prison.

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