Mother of Cristian Fernandez receives suspended sentence
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A judge on Wednesday sentenced the mother of Cristian Fernandez to a ten year prison sentence, minus time served.
The judge then suspended the sentence and put Biannela Susana on probation.
Susana must spend 90 days at Hubbard House and another two years at Community Connections.
She pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter after Cristian son beat his 2-year-old brother to death in 2011. Cristian was 12 at the time.
Prosecutors said Susana waited nearly eight hours before calling for medical help for her younger son.
She faced up to 30 years in prison.
Susana must also have no contact with her biological children unless approved by a therapist.
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