A Dallas mother pleaded guilty Thursday to seriously injuring her 8-year-old son by convincing doctors he was gravely ill when he really wasn’t.
According to prosecutors, Kaylene Bowen-Wright claimed her son was terminally ill and subjected him to more than a dozen unnecessary surgeries.
The boy’s father, Ryan Crawford, won custody.
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Crawford has said his son is adjusting well, is perfectly healthy and no longer believes he is going to die.
Bowen-Wright’s sentencing is set for Oct. 11.