Tina Alberson

Tina Alberson. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Stepmom Gets 85 Years For Dehydration Death Of Boy

After deliberating for less than half an hour on Friday and an hour Tuesday morning, a Dallas County jury has sentenced a North Texas stepmother for her role in the death of a 10-year-old boy.


Tina Alberson. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Penalty Awaits In Dallas Dehydration Death

Jurors on Tuesday will resume deliberating the punishment for a Dallas woman convicted in the dehydration death of her 10-year stepson.


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Dallas Jury Finds Stepmom Guilty In Child Dehydration Death

Friday afternoon a jury found Tina Alberson guilty of recklessly causing injury to a child, for the death of her 10-year-old stepson. Jonathon James died of dehydration in the summer of 2011.

CBS 11–01/18/2013