A San Antonio woman has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for her role in the 2012 death of her neglected 5-year-old stepson.
Crystal Williams showed no emotion as a state district judge read the jury's decision Tuesday. The 31-year-old pleaded guilty last week to injury to a child, admitting she denied medical attention to her stepson.
She was the first of three adults to face trial in the case.
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Investigators say Josiah Williams was found dead in the family's home. According to testimony, a Bexar County medical examiner's office autopsy listed dehydration to a battered, undernourished body as the cause of death.
The boy's father and step-grandmother are also charged with injury to a child and are awaiting trial.