Mayra Rosales, who had been incorrectly referred to as the half-ton killer, was despondent after the death of her nephew Elisio in 2008. In an incredibly sad story that became an overnight media sensation, Rosales falsely claimed that she accidentally killed her nephew by rolling on top of him and suffocating him. This turned out to be impossible to believe, as the autopsy from her nephew’s death revealed that he actually died from multiple wounds to the head and skull. In a unique twist of fate, there was actually something positive that came from this horrible and senseless tragedy.
Mayra Rosales Tragic Story
It was revealed during that the boy could not have been killed by Mayra suffocating him. Mayra confessed that she falsified the story in order to protect her sister Jaimie Lee Rosales, who had inflicted the wounds. Although she initially fled to Mexico, she was tracked down and sentenced to prison. Mayra dedicated herself to becoming healthier to take care of her other sister’s children.