Story by Freda Ross, WBAP 24/7 News
DALLAS (WBAP 24/7 NEWS) - Tina Marie Alberson has been sentenced to 85 years in prison in the death of her stepson.
Jurors found her guilty Friday of injury to a child for withholding water for several days from 10 year old Jonathan James.
During the sentencing phase Friday, the twins' grandmother Sue Shotwell testified that Jonathan couldn't understand why he was always in trouble with his stepmother.
The boys father, Michael Ray James, will be tried on the same charge next month.
Alberson could have been sentenced to life in prison.
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