SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A Sacramento woman convicted of killing her own child by microwaving her has been sentenced to life in prison.Sacramento Judge Rejects US Bid To Send Refugee To Iraq In Terror Case
Friday, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office announced that Yang had been given a sentence of 26 years to life in prison.READ MORE: City Of Davis Cancels Annual Fourth Of July Celebration Due To Public Health Risks
Investigators said Mirabelle suffered burns to 80 percent of her body – some burns as deep as her internal organs. It is believed the baby was in the microwave for 2 to 5 minutes.MORE NEWS: ‘Kill Me;’ Stunning BodyCam Video Of Danville Police Shooting Released; Officer Faces Charges In Prior Suspect Killing
Yang claims she had a seizure and blacked out the day she killed her daughter. Yang spoke to CBS13 in 2012, saying: “I never thought that with my seizure I will lose my little girl,” Yang said.