Tuesday, June 17, 2014

New Twist in Deaf Babysitter Story

Mariah Berry mug shot
Two weeks ago we told you about a babysitter who let a baby drown while she was on Facebook. A Florida judge sentenced Mariah Berry, who has an IQ of 65 and is deaf, to 15 years behind bars--even though he had said a no contest plea from Berry would result in him giving her a sentence of no more than six years. Because of that unexpected sentencing change, Berry's lawyer wants another day in court. Read the full story in the Orlando Sentinel here.