Mother convicted, sentenced to life in prison for smothering her newborn twins to death

Mother convicted, sentenced to life in prison for smothering her newborn twins to death

March 20, 2013 Updated Mar 20, 2013 at 4:53 PM EDT

A sentence of life in prison for a Tennessee woman convicted of a shocking crime.

According to a report from The Tennessean, the 26-year-old woman accused of murdering her newborn twin sons was convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree murder and other charges in connection with the case this week.

The charges carry an automatic sentence of life in prison, and the woman won't be eligible for parole until she is 77 years old, according to The Tennessean report.

Read The Tennessean report HERE.

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