PETOSKEY, Michigan. – A northern Michigan woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the suffocation of her daughter, her second criminal case in the death of a child.
Lisa Rae Bryan accepted a plea deal Tuesday in Emmet County. She was charged with second-degree murder in 2016 the death of her daughter, Isabella.
Bryan admits that she was sleeping with Isabella in the vicinity of her chest as the child died a few weeks after the birth.
Prosecutor Jim Linderman says that it is a difficult case with no other witnesses. He says there is no condemnation agreement. Bryan returned to the court on 24 April.
In 2010, another child has died in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while Bryan was taking a bath with her. She was little more than a year in prison for second-degree manslaughter.