Michigan mom pleads no contest in child’s death
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The mother of a 10-month-old girl who was dehydrated and malnourished pleaded no contest Wednesday to second-degree murder, two days after her husband was convicted in the child’s death.
Tatiana Fusari will serve a minimum of 25 years in prison, WOOD-TV reported.
Mary Welch weighed just 8 pounds, a newborn’s weight, when she died in 2018 at her home.
A jury on Monday convicted Seth Welch of murder and child abuse. He faces life in prison without an opportunity for parole.