(PHILLY.COM) The Pemberton Township mother who set her newborn on fire hours after giving birth pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated manslaughter.
Prosecutors will recommend that Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, 23, face 30 years in prison for the crime. Her original charge of murder was amended to aggravated manslaughter as part of a plea deal offered by prosecutors.
Dorvilier's mother, Juana Sully, looked down and wiped away tears as Judge Terrence Cook read the terms of the deal. Dorvilier answered basic questions from Cook with, "Yes, your honor," or "No, your honor."
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