Mom gets 40 years in prison for toddler's death

July 14, 2008 3:58:49 PM PDT
A mother who told police two different stories about the death of her toddler will spend the next 40 years in prison.That was the sentence handed down to Yokandra Midkiff. She pleaded guilty to assault last week.

In May of last year, Midkiff told investigators her two-year-old daughter was burned by a campfire. She later said the child was burned from a hot bath.

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