Mother to serve 3 months for manslaughter of child

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 2:17 a.m. CDT, Friday, July 18, 2008

A Columbia woman convicted of suffocating her baby in December 2005 was sentenced to three months in jail on Tuesday, after Boone County Circuit Judge Gene Hamilton said that the case raised questions about double jeopardy.