Pregnant Woman Sentenced to Prison

A pregnant East Texas woman found guilty of murder for kicking a child in the stomach, and causing his death, has been sentenced to prison. 24 year old Jennifer Yandle was sentenced Thursday in Longview to 40 years in prison for the death of her 2 year old stepson back in July. Yandle told police originally that the toddler had just collapsed... but later said that in a fit of anger she kicked the toddler in the stomach. The blow causing liver damage and leading to the childs death. She must serve at least half of the sentence before being eligible for parole. Child Protective Services will take custody of Yandle's baby when it is born.