Monday, December 11, 2017

Woman Sentenced After Authorities Say She Put Her Newborn in the Refrigerator

A woman was sentenced last week in South Carolina to five years in prison after, prosecutors said, she killed her newborn son in 2016 by putting him in the refrigerator, PEOPLE confirms.
Angela Renee Blackwell was sentenced on Thursday in the Chester County Courthouse, the same day she pleaded guilty to infliction of great bodily harm in the killing of her 4-day-old son Lewis, who died of hypothermia.
“This child never had a chance,” South Carolina Sixth Circuit Deputy Solicitor Candice Lively tells PEOPLE.  More