Cheyenne Mom Claims Insanity, Pleads Not Guilty to Child Abuse
A 31-year-old Cheyenne mom has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to an aggravated child abuse charge alleging she threw her baby into a ditch.
Lillian Jeffrey entered the plea during her arraignment this (Thursday) morning in Laramie County District Court.
Jeffrey reportedly told police that "all of her children are possessed by spirits" and that "K.J. was a demon and that she cleansed her."
K.J. suffered multiple skull fractures and a collapsed lung and had to be life-flighted to Children's Hospital Colorado for treatment.
Jeffrey's trial has been set for May 21. If convicted, she could face up to 25 years in prison.