Woman Receives Life Sentence for Baby's Death

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press
Photo: WAPT-TV Jackson.

Photo: WAPT-TV Jackson.

Canton, Mississippi A Madison County woman has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing her baby, stuffing him into a trash bag and suitcase and leaving it outside a church two years ago.

WAPT-TV reports that the Sheila Ealey of Flora was convicted and sentenced Thursday.

A mother of five, Ealey was charged with capital murder in the death of her newborn son.

Officials say two autopsies were unable to determine the cause of death.


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