Woman to serve 22 years for murder of infant

VIENNA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A woman has been sentenced for the murder of an 11-month-old child who was left in her care, police said.

Carol Nadine Lutsky, 22, was sentenced to 40 years on April 25. Per her plea agreement, she will serve 22.6 years of the sentence and be on active probation for an additional 20 years.

The incident happened on October 05, 2011 at the 1100 block of Lakewood Drive, SW. Lutsky had given the infant, Nehemiah Williams, back to the biological mother in Reston, Virginia. The infant was then taken to the hospital where he died after his condition deteriorated further, officials said.

The autopsy results show that the infant died as a result of blunt force trauma to the upper body and his death was ruled a homicide, police said.

After investigation, on July 16, 2012, Lutsky was indicted and charged with 'child abuse/neglect and murder', officials said.


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