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Milwaukee woman gets 25 years prison for killing 14-month-old son

MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - A 37-year-old Milwaukee woman will spend 25 years in prison for smothering her 14-month-old son.  

Circuit Judge Jeffrey Wagner sentenced Nola Zylstra Tuesday to the term that was recommended by prosecutors. That was after she avoided a life term by pleading guilty to a reduced charge of reckless homicide in the death of Leonidas Fisher on March 9th.  

Her lawyer asked for a 15 year sentence -- ten years less than what she was given. The child's father, Lucas Fisher, pleaded for a 40 year term. He told the judge that "no words could express how broken" he felt.  

He said his estranged wife was controlling and manipulating, and he left her in February.  

Zylstra's lawyer said his client might have felt the same feelings of abandonment that she experienced as a child, when her father left her family. 

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)