Former day care director Jessica Tata began her prison sentence Monday at a Texas prison. Last year, Tata was convicted of murder for a fatal day-care fire.
On Tuesday, a jury sentenced convicted murderer Jessica Tata to 80 years in prison; Tata was also ordered to pay a $10,000 fine. Tata, A day care owner was accused of leaving toddlers unsupervised in February of 2011.
Attorneys of the Jessica Tata day care fire trial are making their final arguments to jurors in Houston. Tata was convicted of murder after a fire at her home day care killed four children.
Two 7-year-old girls formerly cared for by a Texas woman convicted of murder after a fire at her home day care killed four children told jurors Thursday that on separate occasions the woman left several babies unattended.
Jessica Tata who has now been convicted of murder in the death of a child in a fire at her home day care is one day closer to learning her punishment for the crime.
After hours of deliberation, jurors in the Jessica Tata murder trial have found Tata guilty of murder in connection with the deadly fire at her home day care. The fire killed four toddlers back in 2011.
A jury in Houston could soon decide the fate of a woman charged with murder after four children died in a fire at her home day care back in February 2011.
Defense attorneys have rested their case in the trial of a woman facing a murder charge after a fire at her Houston home day care killed four children and injured three other kids.
An engineering expert says a faulty stove, not a day care owner, caused a Texas fire that killed four children.
Attorneys for a Texas woman facing a murder charge after a fire at her home day care killed four children and injured three other kids could begin presenting their case to jurors.