Mother Sentenced to 15 Years to Life in Prison for Drowning Autistic Son in Bathtub

Mother Sentenced to 15 Years to Life in Prison for Drowning Autistic Son in Bathtub

January 29, 2013 Updated Jan 29, 2013 at 6:15 PM EDT

A prison sentence handed down this week to a California woman who was convicted of drowning her autistic 4-year-old son, according to a report from UTSanDiego.com.

The 37-year-old woman was sentenced on Monday to 15 years to life in prison for drowning her 4-year-old autistic son in a bathtub, according to the UTSanDiego.com report. The woman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in December, according to the UTSanDiego.com report.

Read the UTSanDiego.com report HERE.

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