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Western Michigan woman charged in death of 6-month old son

Mother facing 15-25 years in prison

Lovily Johnson in court in September. (WOODTV)
Lovily Johnson in court in September. (WOODTV)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A western Michigan woman charged with murder in the death of her 6-month-old son who was left in a car seat in a sweltering home has pleaded guilty.

Twenty-three-year-old Lovily Johnson entered the plea Tuesday to second-degree murder.

An agreement with prosecutors says she's expected to get a minimum sentence between 15-25 years in prison. Sentencing is Jan. 10.

Police say the boy was ignored for parts of three days last year in an attic bedroom that was 90 degrees Fahrenheit.