Lacey Spears Gets 20 Years To Life For Fatal Salt Poisoning Of SonA woman convicted of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with a lethal dose of salt was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison Wednesday morning.
Lacey Spears Convicted Of Killing Her 5-Year-Old Son With Lethal Dose Of SaltThe jury deliberated for 2 1/2 days and found Spears, 27, guilty of second-degree, depraved indifference murder.
No Verdict Yet In Salt-Poisoning Case Against MotherJurors considering murder and manslaughter charges against a woman accused of poisoning her son with salt have completed their first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
Lawyer In Murder Trial: Medical Treatment, Not Lacey Spears, To Blame For Son's Elevated Sodium LevelRiebling said the prosecution's failure to allege a motive "offends our senses." He also accused police of botching the investigation, WCBS 880's Marla Diamond reported.
Alleged Child Killer Lacey Spears Won't Testify At TrialProsecutors say Lacey Spears fed her son, Garnett, large amounts of salt through a gastrointestinal feeding tube, causing brain swelling, seizures and death.
Defense: Lack Of Evidence Against Mom Accused Of Fatally Poisoning SonLacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, is charged with depraved murder and manslaughter in the death last year of Garnett-Paul Spears.
Prosecutors: Mom Accused Of Fatally Poisoning Son Lied About Other Kids, FiancéLacey Spears, 27, stood between her lawyers with her hands cuffed behind her back as Judge Richard Molea set January court dates ahead of a trial on murder and manslaughter charges.
Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears Appears In White Plains CourtA Westchester mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son faced a judge Wednesday.
Experts: Case Of Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears May Shed Light On Munchausen By ProxyExperts said the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy.
Attorney: Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears Looks Forward To Her Day In CourtA lawyer asked the public Wednesday not to rush to judgment in the case of a young mother accused of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with salt, but he offered no details in her defense.
Lacey Spears Pleads Not Guilty To Poisoning 5-Year-Old Son To Death In Westchester CountyLacey Spears, 26, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of second-degree depraved murder and first-degree manslaughter.
CBS 2: 5-Year-Old Garnett Spears Died Of Sodium Poisoning, Mother A SuspectCBS 2 has confirmed that Garnett Spears died in January of sodium poisoning at Westchester Medical Center and that police consider his mother, Lacey, is a suspect in his death.
5-Year-Old Garnett Spears' Death Ruled Homicide, Sources Tell WCBS 880The death of a 5-year-old Rockland County boy has been ruled a homicide and his mother is under investigation, sources said.