Woman who gave baby salt overdose to get estranged husband to come home sentenced to 30 years
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Kimberly and Peyton Martines

via WSOC:

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- (WSOC/AP) -- Kimberly Martines, 25, of Fingerville was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for homicide by child abuse, the Spartanburg County Prosecutor's Office said.

Seventeen-month-old Peyton Martines was found severely dehydrated in July 2016. She was running a fever and had high salt levels in her blood. She died three days later at a Spartanburg hospital.

Martines initially said the girl and her twin sister got into a bag of salt she had left out. Martines later said she gave the girl salt in an attempt to get her estranged husband to come home.

FULL STORY: South Carolina woman sentenced to 30 years in child's salt death - WSOC

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