Houston mom gets 8 years of probation after pleading guilty to 2017 death of 9-year-old son

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Houston pistillate has been sentenced to 8 years of deferred adjudication aft pleading blameworthy to the 2017 decease of her 9-year-old son.

Ramona Stevenson went earlier a justice connected July 16, wherever she plead blameworthy to the decease of 9-year-old Dayleon, who was recovered dormant successful Stevenson's furniture astatine an flat successful northbound Houston.

In reports from the July 14, 2017 incident, authorities said the lad appeared malnourished and had respective lacerations and bruises connected his body.

Stevenson and her boyfriend, 25-year-old Ladesmon Lewis, were charged with wounded to a child, a felony.

At the time, Stevenson told constabulary that Dayleon was diagnosed with seizures astatine a precise young property and prescribed medication, but she had stopped giving it to him due to the fact that she didn't judge it helped.

The nighttime earlier helium died, Dayleon reportedly suffered 4 seizures and went to furniture without eating. When Stevenson checked connected him successful the mediate of the night, she thought thing was wrong, but told constabulary she planned to instrumentality him to the infirmary successful the morning.

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Now, 4 years later, Stevenson pleaded blameworthy to wounded to a kid by omission, a second-degree felony.

Deferred adjudication is simply a peculiar signifier of judge-ordered probation that allows Stevenson to judge work of a transgression without an existent condemnation placed connected record. Under her sentence, Stevenson volition request to abide by the following:

  • Cannot perpetrate immoderate offenses
  • Cannot usage oregon person immoderate amerciable cause oregon medicine drugs that are not presently prescribed by a aesculapian professional
  • Report to supervising officer
  • Work a suitable employment and/or be schoolhouse full-time
  • Remain wrong successful Harris County oregon immoderate counties straight touching Harris County, and cannot question extracurricular the determination unless fixed permission

Stevenson's fellow is scheduled to look successful tribunal successful August.

The video supra is from a 2018 ABC13 study connected this case.

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