South Dakota Woman Beats Her Toddler Son To Death After He Wet His Bed And Gave Her Sideways Look
South Dakota Lady Pleas Guilty To Beating Her Toddler Son To Death For Allegedly Wetting His Bed And Giving Her A Sideways Look
- A 30-year-old South Dakota woman Katrina Shangreaux has pleaded guilty to beating her son to death.
- The woman who has been charged with first-degree murder and several other charges had denied the allegations in 2016.
- Katrina was reportedly drunk and on pain medication when she beat her son many times until he died.
A South Dakota lady has agreed to plead guilty to beating her toddler son to death in 2016 after he allegedly wet his bed and gave a sideways look.
According to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said that the 30-year-old Porcupine woman, Katrina Shangreaux will confess to second-degree murder in July 2016 killing of her son, Kylen Shangreaux, 2, in an agreement reached with the federal prosecutors.
According to People, Shangreaux filed the plea agreement on Monday. She has been charged with first-degree murder and several other charges. Previously, she pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and child abuse in 2016.
People reported a U.S. District Court clerk told the lady is set to return the court on Friday, 30th March for a change of plea hearing.
As per the prosecutors, Shangreaux might get the order of a maximum sentence of life in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.
According to the statement obtained by People, Shangreayx killed her son on early morning on July 28, 2016, when she came home intoxicated and on pain medication, and she discovered that her son had wet the bed.
She said in the statement, believing the boy was purposefully defying her, she exploded, striking him many times with fists and a belt, throwing him on the ground, kicking him in the head and stomach and biting him.
She added that she became even more furious when he son allegedly gave her a ''sideways look'' and called her ''Angie,'' her relative who had cared for him until she regained his custody in June that year.