99 Years…That’s a Great Statement
(CNN) — A Texas mother who super-glued her 2-year-old daughter’s hands to a wall and beat her over potty training problems was sentenced Friday morning to 99 years in prison, a Dallas County felony records department district clerk said.
Elizabeth Escalona, 23, of Dallas pleaded guilty in July to a charge of first-degree injury to a child, a crime punishable by anywhere between probation and life in prison.
Escalona’s attorney said that the sentence delivered by a judge Friday was excessive and that an appeal would be filed, CNN affiliate KTVT reported.
Escalona’s daughter Jocelyn Cedillo was less than two months shy of her 3rd birthday in September 2011 when Escalona used a powerful adhesive to glue her hands to a wall and beat her because of potty training troubles, authorities said. Three other children belonging to Escalona, who was pregnant…
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