A 59-year-old woman has been sentenced to life in prison for throwing boiling water at her husband. UK. The woman justified her actions by saying that her daughter had admitted that the man had abused her and her brother as children..
As announced Liverpool EchoOn July 14 last year, Corinna Smith attacked her husband, Michael Baines, while he was sleeping in a house in Whirlpool, Cheshire.
Baines suffered severe burns and was pronounced dead at a hospital five weeks later. For his part, Corinna was prosecuted, presenting her defense arguments in court last Friday, July 9th.
The woman pointed out that her daughter had confessed to her husband’s sexual abuse. Hearing this, Smith, who was the caretaker of the deceased, returned home, filled a bucket with boiling water, and then mixed it with almost 7 pounds of sugar.
Smith took advantage of the sleeping pines to pour the entire contents of the bucket into his hands and torso, leaving 36% of the body with burns.
According to related data, the aforementioned media reported that another of Smith’s sons was abused and killed in 2007.
However, officials told Smith that the 80-year-old man’s whereabouts were being discussed, but the matter was murdered.
Eventually, Smith was convicted of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. It was known that she would have to serve at least 12 years in prison before receiving any parole.
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