An Oklahoma City woman has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury convicted her of fatally stabbing her infant son.
The Oklahoman reports that the jury found 24-year-old Raven Veloz guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and two counts of assault and battery with a lethal weapon after a two-week trial. The jury rejected Veloz’s insanity defense.
Prosecutors say Veloz stabbed and killed 8-month-old Ezekiel Veloz and injured her daughter and boyfriend in July 2016. The defendant was taken to county jail after being treated for apparently self-inflicted stab injuries.
The jury recommended life sentences on each count.
Judge Natalie Mai will decide whether the life sentences will run consecutively or concurrently during an Aug. 21 hearing.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com