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Webster County Jury finds Tyler guilty of murder.
Posted: Feb 19 2013 by ppowers

 A Webster County Jury on Monday afternoon found Hillary Tyler guilty of murdering her newborn son. The 32 year old Tyler was charged with first degree murder in the death of the baby but the jury found her guilty of the lesser charge of second degree murder.  The difference between the two charges involves whether the jury believed Tyler had a specific intent to kill the baby. The body of the baby was discovered at the Fort Dodge Super 8 Motel on September 19,2011.The charge of first degree murder carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Tyler is expected to face up to 50 years behind bars. Sentencing for Tyler is now scheduled for April 12.The trial was held last week in Webster County District Court. Jurors spent six hours  in reaching their verdict.

 A Webster County Jury on Monday afternoon found Hillary Tyler guilty of murdering her newborn son. The 32 year old Tyler was charged with first degree murder in the death of the baby but the jury found her guilty of the lesser charge of second degree murder.  The difference between the two charges involves whether the jury believed Tyler had a specific intent to kill the baby. The body of the baby was discovered at the Fort Dodge Super 8 Motel on September 19,2011.The charge of first degree murder carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Tyler is expected to face up to 50 years behind bars. Sentencing for Tyler is now scheduled for April 12.The trial was held last week in Webster County District Court. Jurors spent six hours  in reaching their verdict.

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