Lee County mother pleads guilty in son's death

LEE COUNTY, AL (WXTX) – Two and a half years after a Lee County woman was indicted in the death of her son; she makes a plea in court.

Kay Burdette pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the death of her 17-year old son.

This means she won't face any jail time.

Her son had pneumonia and Burdette did not seek medical care, but instead prayed to God for healing.

She told investigators it is against her religion to use medical intervention.

Her teen son died in 2008.

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