Mother who confessed on Facebook to killing baby will spend 15 years in prison

Julie Calahan, a mother who confessed on Facebook to killing her baby will spend 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

Originally, her brother-in-law pleaded guilty to child neglect but after police found the Facebook conversation, they confronted Calahan.

She admitted to shaking the child.

Lakeira was 11-months-old when she died in 2009.

After Lakeria's death, Calahan left Virginia Beach.

When they found the Facebook message, police traveled to Arkansas to question Calahan.

Her brother-in-law served a year in prison for child abuse.

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