Woman Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison For Day Care Fire Death

Woman Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison For Day Care Fire Death

November 20, 2012 Updated Nov 20, 2012 at 5:01 PM EST

A lengthy prison sentenced handed down Tuesday to a Texas woman.

According to a report from the Houston Chronicle, a Texas jury on Tuesday sentenced a 24-year-old Texas woman to 80 years in prison in connection with the death of a young child in a fire at her day care center.

The woman was convicted of felony murder last week, according to the Houston Chronicle report. The woman left a pot of oil on a burner, which started the fire, according to the Houston Chronicle report.

Read the Houston Chronicle report HERE.

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