(DALLAS MORNING NEWS) — Aracely Meza cradles the limp body of a 2-year-old boy, praying for God to bring the starved toddler back to life.
The moment was captured on videos that a Dallas County jury watched this week before finding the Balch Springs pastor guilty Friday of felony injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.
The 52-year-old will serve 99 years in prison for Benjamin Aparicio's starvation death, one month before his third birthday. Jurors also ordered Meza to pay a $10,000 fine.
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