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Mom took a knife and stabbed her 11-year-old son to death after the boy’s father briefly kicked her out of their lives, then told the hospital staff why she did it; sentenced

Prosecutors said the 50-year-old mother, Mary, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. She is going to spend 20 years in prison for stabbing her 11-year-old to death.

Mary was sentenced this week to 20 years in a state prison, according to multiple news reports. She was also ordered to pay restitution for her son’s funeral. Bruce Sr., the boy’s father, kicked Mary out of their lives over her abuse.

However, she managed to talk her way back in. On July 10, 2022, deputies responded to the family’s home after Mary’s husband called 911 to report that his wife and son, Bruce Jr., had been stabbed. Read the full story here ▶